Archive for Sports

  • July 6, 2022

    Inaki Williams...

    Inaki Williams, a forward for Athletic Club, has declared that Luis Enrique will no longer have access to him for Spain selection. He declared his desire to represent Ghana in a video posted to his Twitter account on Tuesday afternoon. Williams, 28, was born to Ghanaian parents who crossed the...

  • July 3, 2022

    Manchester United:...

    Cristiano Ronaldo wants Manchester United to let him leave the club if they receive an appropriate offer for him this summer. The Portugal forward, 37, returned to Old Trafford from Juventus last summer. However, while he was United’s top scorer last season – and third in the Premier League – the overall campaign...

  • July 2, 2022

    Salah signs...

    Mohamed Salah has ended speculation about his Liverpool future by signing a new three-year contract. The Egyptian’s previous contract was due to expire next summer. His new terms, in excess of £350,000 a week, makes him the highest-paid player in the club’s history. The deal still fits into the club’s...

  • July 2, 2022

    There’s no...

    Hearts of Oak captain, Fatawu Mohammed, has told Joy sports exclusively that he had no problems sitting out games as the skipper of the Premier League giants. Fatawu, who just completed his 10th season in the Ghana Premier League, had to sacrifice his position for the experienced Black Stars full-back...

  • June 30, 2022

    Cavallo: I...

    Josh Cavallo, who last year became the first openly gay player in men’s professional football, says he dreams of representing Australia at this winter’s World Cup – but has questioned whether he would be safe in Qatar. In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, the 22-year-old also revealed he had received...

  • June 30, 2022

    Ho Sports...

    The Member of Parliament for Ho Central, Benjamin Kpodo, has advocated for a stakeholder approach to rehabilitate the Ho Sports Stadium. The sporting facility has one of three standard football pitches in the Volta and Oti Regions. It however, cannot host a match after 15 minutes of rainfall due to its...

  • June 29, 2022

    Serena Williams...

    Serena Williams’ hopes of a victorious return to Wimbledon after a year out ended with a loss to Harmony Tan. The American great, 40, returned to the same Centre Court where she had limped out injured last year with a passionate display in a 7-5 1-6 7-6 (10-7) defeat. Willed...

  • June 28, 2022

    NFL woos...

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia earlier on Sunday in Accra joined the National Football League (NFL) of the US, NFL legends and many young Ghanaians for an exhibition of American Football. The exhibition followed an NFL Africa Camp last week, which Ghana was selected to host, to unearth players into...

  • June 26, 2022

    Gareth Bale...

    Wales captain Gareth Bale has agreed to join MLS side Los Angeles FC on a free transfer. Forward Bale, 32, is currently a free agent having left Real Madrid after nine years in Spain. The five-time Champions League winner had been linked with a return to Tottenham Hotspur as well...

  • June 24, 2022

    Fifa approves...

    Fifa has approved 26-man squads for this year’s World Cup in Qatar. The move is in line with recent national competitions and is an expansion on the 23-man squads that had been used before the coronavirus pandemic. Fifa also said up to 15 substitutes can be named for a game,...

  • June 24, 2022

    Afcon 2021:...

    Black Stars Captain Andre Ayew has appeared before Parliament’s Youth and Sports Committee in charge of investigating the poor performance of the team at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). He appeared before the Committee on Thursday, 23 June 2022 to answer questions with regards to the early exit...

  • June 23, 2022

    Maradona: Medical...

    Eight medical personnel are to stand trial accused of criminal negligence in the death of legendary Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona. A judge has ordered a culpable homicide trial after a medical panel found Maradona’s treatment was rife with “deficiencies and irregularities”. Maradona died in November 2020 of a heart attack...

  • June 23, 2022

    Bayern Munich...

    Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Sadio Mane from Liverpool in a deal worth up to £35m. The 30-year-old has signed a contract with the German champions until 2025. Bayern will pay Liverpool an initial £27.5m with a further £5m based on appearances, and will pay another £2.5m based...

  • June 21, 2022

    Ryan Giggs...

    Ryan Giggs has stepped down as Wales manager with immediate effect. Giggs has been on leave from his post since November 2020 and faces a domestic violence trial in Manchester on August 8. The 48-year-old former Manchester United player is accused of controlling and coercive behaviour against his former girlfriend...

  • June 19, 2022

    Benjamin Azamati...

    Ghana’s 100m and 200m sprinter, Benjamin Azamati, has clinched the gold medal in the Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday. The 24-year-old achieved the impressive feat with a time of 10.25 seconds despite tough weather conditions in France. It is a huge boost for the athlete who is only competing...

  • June 19, 2022

    Eddie Nketiah...

    Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah has agreed a new long-term contract with the Gunners. The 23-year-old, who was due to be out of contract at the end of the month, has made 92 first-team appearances and scored 23 goals since his first-team debut in 2017. He finished last season in good...

  • June 17, 2022

    European football...

    European football is in “danger” unless “state-owned” clubs such as Manchester City and Paris St-Germain can be controlled, the president of Spain’s top league says. La Liga has filed a complaint to Uefa about what it believes to be Financial Fair Play breaches by the two clubs. It believes they are...

  • June 15, 2022

    Sinapi Aba...

    Local financial institution, Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans, has picked up four awards at the just-ended 65th Asantehene Open Golf Tournament held at the Royal Golf Course in Kumasi. The winners are Lydia Opoku Ware, Prince John Opoku, and Anthony Appiah. Lydia Opoku Ware won two trophies in the Ladies Support...

  • June 15, 2022

    Young lady...

    Young lady golfers from the Captain One Golf Society based in Kumasi have received mentorship from Ghana’s reigning national golf champions. Ghana’s number one lady golfer – Constance Awuni – was the first to visit the girls during one of their training sessions. She took the opportunity to encourage and...

  • June 15, 2022

    Gareth Southgate:...

    Gareth Southgate told disgruntled England fans to “stay with” his players ahead of this year’s World Cup – as he took responsibility for a 4-0 thrashing at home to Hungary. Southgate’s side were well-beaten by Hungary at Molineux in their final match of a rotten Nations League run this month...

  • June 14, 2022

    Ghana’s Chess...

    A nine-year-old Ghanaian chess sensation Dave Chief Quansah Acheampong has qualified for the 2022 Intercontinental ChessKid Candidates finals in Madrid, Spain. The finals would witness other children who qualified from the Americas and Asia to make up the 8 in total. Young Dave came in second in the European and...

  • June 14, 2022

    Youth talent...

    Twenty-three players have been invited for national Under-20 camping at the Ghana Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram on Monday. This is in line with the GFA’s vision to continue the development of young players and to continue their progress at the right level. The invited players will go through...

  • June 13, 2022

    Asante Kotoko...

    Asante Kotoko have lifted the Ghana Premier League trophy following their win over Elmina Sharks at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. Prosper Narteh Ogum ‘s side secured their position as champions on June 2, but had to wait until their final home game of the season to get their hands...

  • June 11, 2022

    Ghana loses...

    The Black Stars lost 4-1 in the opening match of the Kirin Cup Soccer Tournament at the Noevir stadium in Kobe on Friday. The team played without most key players as Coach Otto Addo named substitutes in the starting line-up. Clermont Foot defender Alidu Seidu and Hearts of Oak defender...

  • June 10, 2022

    Salah and...

    Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Chelsea’s Sam Kerr have won the men’s and women’s PFA players’ player of the year awards. The pair won the Golden Boot in 2021-22 as top scorer in the Premier League and Women’s Super League respectively. Manchester City’s Phil Foden, 22, won the young player of...

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