Sports

  • July 13, 2020

    Odartey Lamptey’s...

    The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal filed by the ex-wife of former Black Stars player, Nii Odartey Lamptey, regarding the ownership of a property at East Legon. Gloria Appiah had appealed to the court to grant her ownership of the ex-Ghanaian international’s seven-bedroom house at East Legon. This,...

  • July 10, 2020

    NSA, YEA...

    The National Sports Authority (NSA) and The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) on Wednesday 8th July 2020, signed an agreement that seeks to support some elite athletes from various sporting associations in Ghana. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the YEA Mr. Justin Kodua, the package is to allow elite sportsmen...

  • July 8, 2020

    Logo &...

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS 13TH AFRICAN GAMES 2023 GHANA  LOGO & MASCOT DESIGN COMPETITION  1.0 Introduction The African Union by its February 2019 Executive Council Decision Ex./Dec. 1032 (XXXIV) endorsed the offer of the Republic of Ghana to host the 13th African Games 2023. The Ghana 2023 Games will involve 20

  • July 7, 2020

    Betway to...

    Bookmaking giants, Betway, will continue to monitor the progress of its 12th Man Challenge graduates to ensure knowledge acquired by the 10 ex-footballers is put to good use in their various communities, that’s according to Betway’s Country Manager in charge of Operations, Rex Danquah Jnr. Spearheaded by Betway Brand Ambassador,...

  • July 5, 2020

    Hearts Or...

    Few hours after Shatta Wale declared his support for Asante Kotoko, his dancehall rival, Stonebwoy has revealed he is finding difficult choosing the Porcupine Warriors and Hearts of Oak. Shatta Wale, who in May was spotted wearing a Hearts of Oak jersey, said he was now rooting for Asante Kotoko...

  • July 2, 2020

    Former world...

    Former WBO Bantamweight champion Alfred ‘Cobra’ Kotey has died. Kotey died in the US where he had been battling ill health. Kotey had reportedly suffered a stroke in the midst of some complications and eventually had to be placed on life support. Kotey represented Ghana at the 1988 Summer Olympics and...

  • June 28, 2020

    Man City...

    Manchester City’s players will give new Premier League champions Liverpool a guard of honour at Etihad Stadium on Thursday, says Pep Guardiola. It will be Liverpool’s first game since their 30-year wait for a league title was ended after City lost at Chelsea. “We are going to do the guard...

  • June 24, 2020

    Stranded Ghanaian...

    Some stranded Ghanaian footballers including Lee Addy – a former 2010 World Cup star – are appealing to the government to evacuate them from Ethiopia. In a viral video, Lee Addy and goalkeeper Muntari Tagoe say the players have exhausted all their money since the season was truncated in March....

  • June 24, 2020

    Jordan Ayew’s...

    Black Stars Coach CK Akunnor has lauded Black Stars and Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew over his recent great run of form at his club side. He described Jordan’s scintillating performance as one that is good for Ghana. Jordan scored his ninth goal of the season for Crystal Palace in...

  • June 23, 2020

    EPL: How...

    Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, has revealed how he convinced the club’s new signing, Timo Werner, to snub a move to Liverpool for the Blues. Chelsea officially completed the signing of Werner for £53 million from Bundesliga club, RB Leipzig last week, seeing off competition from Liverpool. The 24-year-old striker will...

  • June 22, 2020

    GFA hosts...

    Top officials of the Ghana Police Service, on Friday, 19 June 2020, called on the leadership of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) at its headquarters in Accra. COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, Director-General (Welfare) at the Police Headquarters in Accra, led the high-powered delegation of the GFA leadership, as part...

  • June 17, 2020

    I won’t...

    Veteran Ghanaian coach J.E Sarpong says he owes no one any apology after his stunning allegation that over 60 per cent of footballers in the country smoke Indian hemp. Aduana Stars forward Yahaya Mohammed has called on the veteran coach J.E Sarpong to apologize to all Ghanaian players after making...

  • June 17, 2020

    Kwame Kyei’s...

    Former spokesperson of Asante Kotoko Kennedy Boakye Ansah the hard work done by Dr. Kwame Kyei at the club contributed to Otumfour’s decision to extend his mandate. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II this month entrusted Asante Kotoko into the hands of Dr Kwame Kyei for a second time after retaining him...

  • June 17, 2020

    I didn’t...

    The CEO of Fight Ready Boxing Syndicate John Manfo has disclosed to Starr Sports that he did not benefit from investing in former WBO Super Bantamweight champion Isaac Dogbe. The businessman reportedly pumped thousands of dollars into the boxer’s career. Manfo contributed immensely to help Dogbe get a shot at...

  • June 10, 2020

    Manchester United’s...

    A Ghanaian ex-footballer based in the United Kingdom is claiming to be the biological father of Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford. Micheal Boye Marquaye, 65-years-old, in an exclusive chat with Starr FM Sports says the 22-year-old England international is a Ghanaian as he is the biological father of...

  • June 4, 2020

    Mayweather in,...

    Floyd Mayweather has been named the greatest boxer of all time – but the legendary Mike Tyson surprisingly missed out on the top 10. Online outlet BoxRec have compiled a ‘Best Boxers Of All-Time’ list and Mayweather takes the No.1 spot, having successfully fought out a glittering 21-year professional career...

  • June 4, 2020

    Sports Ministry...

    In anticipation of the various individual non-contact sports beginning training, Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has outlined how his outfit has overseen the fumigation of all state-owned sporting facilities. This is part of wider efforts by the government of Ghana. Over the past month, there has been a nationwide fumigation effort...

  • June 3, 2020

    Nana Ampomah...

    Netherlands defender Milan Massop has picked Ghana winger Nana Opoku Ampomah as the most talented player he ever played with.  The Silkeborg IF player was teammates with the now Fortuna Dusseldorf attacker during their days in Belgium with Waasland Beveren. Massop believes the pacy winger has what it takes to...

  • June 3, 2020

    Referees Manager...

    Newly-appointed GFA Referees Manager, Alexander Kotey says a number of strategic decisions will be taken to improve refereeing in Ghana. The retired FIFA referee started work on Monday following his appointment on May 25, 2020. Speaking to the GFA media team in his first interview, Mr Kotey said: “My appointment...

  • June 2, 2020

    Premier League:...

    The Board Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak Togbe Afede XIV has been appointed by the Executive Council of the GFA as chairman of the autonomous premier league advisory committee. This follows the decision of the Executive Council to name member Dr.Toni Aubynn and Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuako, Chairman of the...

  • May 30, 2020

    Roger Federer...

    Roger Federer is the first tennis player to top the annual Forbes list of the world’s highest paid athletes, overtaking footballer Lionel Messi. Federer, 38, moved up four places after earning £86.2m in the past year – about £81m of it in endorsements. Cristiano Ronaldo (£85m), Messi (£84m) and Neymar (£77.5m) come...

  • May 29, 2020

    Kwame Kyei...

    Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has retained Mr Kwame Kyei as chairman of the Asante Kotoko Board of Directors after constituting a new board to see to the affairs of the club. In a statement, the Asantehene said Mr Kyei was retained because he has been the sole financier of the...

  • May 29, 2020

    Premier League...

    The Premier League is set to restart on 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, subject to government approval. A full round of fixtures would then be played on the weekend of 19-21 June. There are 92 matches still to play, and the first...

  • May 27, 2020

    Naomi Osaka...

    22-year-old Naomi Osaka is the highest paid female athlete in 2020 beating her idol Serena Williams for the top spot, Photo: The independent It is a great time to be a millennial because Naomi Osaka is inspiring many to go after their dreams without holding back. Forbes declared the 22-year-old as the highest-paid female...

  • May 27, 2020

    $1000 should...

    A Black Stars and Asante Kotoko goalkeeper has recommended a minimum salary of one thousand dollars ($1000) for players in the Ghana Premier League. Felix Annan who doubles as the captain of Kotoko in a chat with Sports journalist on a WhatsApp group (Sports of WhatsApp) indicated that such a...

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