Archive for Sports

  • September 16, 2021

    Milovan Rajevac...

    The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is alleged to be considering Serbian coach Milovan Rajevac as the coach of the senior national team, Black Stars. The Executive Council of the GFA formed a three-member committee made up of Vice President Mark Addo, Upper East Regional Football Association Chairman, Alhaji Salifu Zida...

  • September 15, 2021

    CK Akonnor’s...

    A former Sports Minister,  Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, is not surprised by the dismissal of Black Stars Coach Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants In an interview on Face to Face on Citi TV, Mr. Nii Lante Vanderpuye said the national team would have amounted to nothing at the pace it was going....

  • September 15, 2021

    Pele ‘ready...

    Brazilian legend Pele says he feels ready for “90 minutes plus extra time” after leaving intensive care. The 80-year-old had surgery to remove a tumour from his colon at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo. The three-time World Cup winner has been having treatment at the hospital since 31...

  • September 14, 2021

    We haven’t...

    A football analyst, Nana Agyemang says it was unfair for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to terminate the appointment of Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants from the Black Stars. According to Mr Agyemang, he holds this position because such a Herculean task – that is the national team qualifying...

  • September 14, 2021

    GFA terminates...

    The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have terminated the appointment of Black Stars Coach, Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants with immediate effect. This follows the receipt of the technical reports from Akonnor and the Black Stars Management Committee, following Ghana’s Group G World Cup qualifying matches...

  • September 13, 2021

    Salah scores...

    Liverpool kept pace with the Premier League’s leading pack as Mohamed Salah’s 100th English top-flight goal helped them to victory at Leeds. The game was somewhat marred, though, by a dislocated ankle to teenage midfielder Harvey Elliott, who was stretchered off following an initially innocuous-looking sliding challenge from Pascal Struijk...

  • September 13, 2021

    Formula 1:...

    Lewis Hamilton has said Formula 1’s ‘halo’ safety device saved his life in his crash at the Italian Grand Prix. The 36-year-old seven-time world champion was hit by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, with the Dutchman’s car driving over Hamilton’s Mercedes. The ‘halo’, a curved, reinforced bar in front of the...

  • September 13, 2021

    US Open:...

    Russia’s Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title by shattering Novak Djokovic’s hopes of completing a calendar sweep of the majors in a one-sided US Open final. Second seed Medvedev, 25, lost his two previous Grand Slam finals but was composed throughout a 6-4 6-4 6-4 win. World number...

  • September 12, 2021

    ‘I was...

    Cristiano Ronaldo was “super nervous” before scoring twice on his much-hyped Manchester United return in their 4-1 win over Newcastle, after which boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he has allowed fans to “dream” again. The 36-year-old was making his first appearance for the club in 12 years as a party atmosphere hit...

  • September 11, 2021

    US Open:...

    World number one Novak Djokovic won a gruelling five-setter against Alexander Zverev to set up a US Open final against Daniil Medvedev and keep his bid for a calendar Grand Slam on track. Russian second seed Medvedev had earlier kept alive his hopes of a first major title with a...

  • September 10, 2021

    Rooney: Ronaldo...

    Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo is capable of playing until he is 40 as he has adapted his playing style to extend his career, former captain Wayne Rooney said. Ronaldo, 36, spent six seasons at Old Trafford between 2003 and 2009, winning eight major trophies, and rejoined United from Juventus...

  • September 9, 2021

    CAF CL:...

    Accra Hearts of Oak SC will play CL Kamsar of Guinea in a single match on September 19, 2021 at the Accra Sports Stadium with the winner of the tie set to advance to the next stage of the 2021/22 Total Energies CAF Champions League. The Organising Committee of the...

  • September 9, 2021

    I can...

    The Chief Executive Officer for Asante Kotoko, Nana Yaw Amponsah has revealed that he can never work for their sworn-rivals Hearts of Oak after his tenure at the Porcupine Warriors comes to an end. The former GFA Presidential hopeful in an exclusive interview with Starr FM disclosed that it will...

  • September 8, 2021

    UEFA lifts...

    Uefa has lifted a ban on away fans attending European club matches from next week. Fans will be allowed to attend away games in the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League. However, attendance remains subject to national government coronavirus restrictions in host countries. The change will affect English...

  • September 8, 2021

    Zenith Bank...

    The leadership and Management of Zenith Bank Ghana Limited headed by the MD/CEO, Mr. Akindele Ogunranti has responded to H.E the President’s appeal to corporate Ghana to support the National teams especially the Black Stars with their widows mite to embark favourably on the the 2022 FIFA World cup qualifiers...

  • September 7, 2021

    2022 World...

    The Black Stars on Monday, September 6, 2021, lost to South Africa by a lone goal during the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The match was played at the FNB Stadium in South Africa. Bafana Bafana’s Bongokuhle Hlongwane scored the only goal of the contest as the Black Stars tasted defeat in...

  • September 5, 2021

    ‘We have...

    Black Stars head coach, Charles Akonnor, has hit back critics of the team’s performance v Ethiopia, indicating the team did what was necessary. Ethiopia were hosted by the Black Stars at the Cape Coast stadium, and the side who have featured in AFCON only once in more than a decade,...

  • September 2, 2021

    Anas’ exposé...

    Veteran Sports Journalist, Kwabena Yeboah, has said Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ exposé on rot in Ghana football appears to have had no impact as corruption still thrives in the industry. “There are people who think Anas has come to spoil our sport but even after the Number 12 expose’ some of these...

  • September 2, 2021

    Kotoko ownership,...

    Veteran journalist Kwabena Yeboah has criticized the current management structure of Ghanaian football giant Asante Kotoko describing the ownership and management structure of the club as a joke. Kwabena Yeboah who is a known supporter of the two-time African Club Champions in an answer to a question on why Asante...

  • September 2, 2021

    Record-breaking Ronaldo...

    Record-breaking Cristiano Ronaldo says Portugal “believed they could win until the end” after his two late goals saw off the Republic of Ireland. The forward, who returned to Manchester United in a surprise move earlier this week, became the all-time leading scorer in men’s international football, overtaking Iranian Ali Daei’s...

  • September 1, 2021

    CK has...

    Youth and Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif says, Black Stars coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor is not owed salaries for the year 2021. “I can say categorically that since I assumed office I have paid the coach seven months of his salary, and I have been in office for six months,” Ussif said...

  • September 1, 2021

    Black Stars...

    The Black Stars arrived in Cape Coast Tuesday afternoon for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifier against Ethiopia. The team held light training in Accra on Monday but will move their preparation into full gear on Tuesday afternoon as the technical team put the players in shape for the...

  • August 31, 2021

    Willian saves...

    Willian has walked away from £20.5m and terminated his Arsenal contract in order to secure a move to Brazilian side Corinthians. Willian had two years left on his £240,000-a-week Arsenal contract but instead of staying at the Emirates or asking for a pay-off, he has decided to tear up his...

  • August 31, 2021

    Akufo-Addo to...

    President Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday cut the sod for construction work to begin on sporting facilities for the 13 edition of the African Games scheduled for 2023. He would perform the ceremony at Borteyman near Accra for the construction of the 50,000 capacity Olympic Standard stadium to kickstart Ghana’s preparation...

  • August 31, 2021

    UMB ‘Centre...

    Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) sponsored the “Ghana Centre of the world’ Golf Tournament, climaxed on Saturday at an exciting day of play at the newly christened ‘Centre of the World Golf Club’ in Tema. The tournament, organised by the Ghana Tourism Development Company (GTDC), under the auspices of the Ministry...

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