Archive for Sports

  • January 20, 2022

    Ben Forkuo...

    Black Princesses Coach, Ben Forkuo has named a squad of 22 players for the U20 FIFA World Cup Costa Rica 2022 qualifiers first leg encounter against the young Crested Cranes of Uganda. The squad list sees Berry Ladies lethal forward, Sophaiah Maabena Agyaakwa and Amina Ahamadu of FC Savannah making...

  • January 20, 2022

    Afcon: You...

    The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) has summoned the Ghana Football Association leadership to an emergency meeting scheduled for Friday, 21 January 2022, to urgently discuss and take decisions aimed at salvaging the poor performance of the Black Stars. The meeting has become necessary following the team’s early exit...

  • January 20, 2022

    AFCON 2021:...

    Nigeria beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in Garoua to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group games. After making eight changes to the side that beat Sudan to seal their last-16 place, Nigeria took time to warm up. Umar Sadiq opened the scoring shortly...

  • January 19, 2022

    Why did...

    A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has questioned the decision to sack former coach of the Black Stars C k Akonnor for Milovan Rajevac. His comments come after Ghana crashed out of the tournament following a shocking 3-2 defeat to debutants Comoros. Following the defat to Comoros on Tuesday...

  • January 19, 2022

    Winless Black...

    Ghana’s hopes of a fifth African Cup of Nations title came to a crushing end after a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to Comoros. The Black Stars conceded goals in either half as they exited the competition without a single win. Ben Nabouhane finished past goalkeeper Jojo Wollacott in the fourth minute...

  • January 17, 2022

    Ghana Basektball...

    The Ghana Basketball Association (GBBA) in conjunction with the Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LBF) have carried out the first phase of drafts for the senior national basketball team. The scrimmage which took place at the Adenta basketball court, represents the first phase of drafts for the national team ahead of an...

  • January 17, 2022

    GPL Week...

    The matchday 13 of the Ghana Premier League saw just two scoreless games as Asante Kotoko kept their place on top of the league table. The Porcupine Warriors played away from home against Berekum Chelsea at the Golden City Park. Kotoko were fortunate to have walked away with a point...

  • January 15, 2022

    ‘We are...

    Captain of the Black Stars, Andre Ayew is confident Ghana will beat Comoros in their final group game to seal qualification to the next round of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The Black Stars failed to take their chances against Gabon in the second group game in Group C...

  • January 15, 2022

    Ayew becomes...

    Andre Ayew extended his goal-scoring record at the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday as he netted a superb strike against Gabon. Ayew, who become Ghana’s all-time top scorer at the Afcon in 2019, gave Black Stars an early lead in the crucial match but Gabon struck late to earn...

  • January 15, 2022

    Asamoah Gyan,...

    The ongoing 2022 African Cup Of Nations is one full of many surprises as some favorite nations are not delivering up to expectations. As the last match fixture for today January 14th came to an end with the Black Stars of Ghana drawing points with the Gabon National team, a...

  • January 14, 2022

    AFCON 2021:...

    Gabon face Ghana as both sides go to their second match in Group C of the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Match Card Date: 14 January 2022 Time: 20:00 local time (19:00 GMT) Venue: Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde Group: C Match: Gabon v Ghana Following are the Match Facts from...

  • January 13, 2022

    #AFCON2021: Ghanaians...

    Morning radio in Ghana was a ‘bloodbath’ the day after Ghana lost 1-0 to Morocco at Cameroon 2021. Journalists, former footballers and administrators, and thousands of ordinary Ghanaians were out in force expressing their opinions about the Black Star’s capitulation to Morocco in their opening match on Monday. The knives...

  • January 13, 2022

    Ronaldo: I’m...

    Cristiano Ronaldo says it is not acceptable for Manchester United to be aiming for anything less than a top-three Premier League finish, and warned he is not at the club to compete for seventh place. United have endured a disappointing campaign to date and replaced Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with interim manager Ralf...

  • January 13, 2022

    Afcon 2021:...

    Burkina Faso forward Bertrand Traore has been ruled out of his side’s Africa Cup of Nations game against Cape Verde after testing positive for Covid-19. The 26-year-old captained his country in the opening game of the tournament against hosts Cameroon on Sunday, but gave away a penalty in their 2-1 defeat....

  • January 13, 2022

    Afcon: Gradel...

    Ivory Coast captain Max Gradel scored a spectacular winner as the Elephants narrowly beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations opener. Ex-Bournemouth and Leeds forward Gradel lashed the two-time champions ahead from 20 yards with the outside of his right foot just five minutes in. Equatorial Guinea...

  • January 12, 2022

    AFCON Day...

    The Africa Cup of Nations continued into its third day on Tuesday, January 11 with three games being played across two groups. In Group D, Nigeria kicked off their AFCON campaign with a 1-0 win over Egypt at the Roumde Adjia Stadium in the group’s opening game. The Pharaohs came...

  • January 12, 2022

    Djokovic admits...

    Novak Djokovic has admitted breaching isolation rules after testing positive for Covid-19 last month, describing it as an “error of judgement”. In an Instagram post on Wednesday, the Serbian admitted meeting a journalist for an interview two days after he tested positive on 16 December. “I accept that I should...

  • January 11, 2022

    Djokovic’s visa...

    The controversy over Novak Djokovic’s Australian visa application has been “damaging on all fronts”, the men’s professional tennis tour has said. The ATP also called for more clarity of the rules to enter Australia and urged players to get vaccinated. Djokovic left an immigration detention hotel on Monday after his...

  • January 11, 2022

    Afcon: Morocco...

    The Black Stars of Ghana on Monday, 10 January 2022, lost 0-1 to the Atlas Lions of Morocco in their Africa Cup of Nations opener. Sofiane Boufal’s 82nd-minute strike handed Morocco the narrow win over their Group C rivals. The former Southampton winger pounced on to a loose ball to hammer...

  • January 10, 2022

    Ghana begin...

    The Black Stars of Ghana will today, Monday, 10 January 2022 begin their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Morocco in the first Group C match. The game is expected to kick off at 17:00 local time (16:00 GMT) at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Both countries...

  • January 10, 2022

    AFCON 2021:...

    After an eventful opening two games in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, the tournament continues with fixtures from Group B and C. Senegal will commence their campaign with a game against Zimbabwe at the Kouekong Stadium in Group B’s opening match. The Teranga Lions are chasing a first AFCON...

  • January 10, 2022

    AFCON 2021:...

    The 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations got underway on Sunday, January 9 as host nation Cameroon had a winning start to the competition. The Indomitable Lions, after going behind under 30 minutes fought hard enough to earn all three points as Vincent Aboubakar scored a brace from...

  • January 9, 2022

    AFCON Group...

    The 33rd Africa Cup of Nations gets underway in Cameroon on Sunday, having been delayed a year by the coronavirus pandemic. Here, BBC Sport Africa runs the rule over Group E, which includes holders Algeria, two-time winners Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea. Appearance: 19th Best finish: Winners (1990 and 2019)...

  • January 9, 2022

    Afcon: We...

    The government, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, has said it is constrained in sending supporters to Cameroon to cheer on the senior national team, the Black Stars, in the 33rd edition of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations tournament scheduled to begin on Sunday, 9 January 2022, due...

  • January 8, 2022

    Algeria gave...

    Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah believes the friendly game against Algeria provided the Black Stars with a good test ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The Black Stars on Wednesday lost 3-0 to the reigning African champions in Doha, Qatar as a result of a disappointing performance. The US-based central defender, unfortunately,...

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