Archive for Sports

  • August 16, 2019

    Maldives to...

    The next edition of the Indian Ocean Island Games will take place in the Maldives in 2023, according to the organizers. The choice of the Maldives came at the end of the 10th edition of the games (JIOI Maurice 2019) which took place in Mauritius between July 19 – 28, 2019....

  • August 15, 2019

    The Rich...

    The NCAA’s reversal on a rule requiring agents for student-athletes to have college degrees is the clearest indication yet this dressed-up cartel is facing an existential crisis  Super-agent Rich Paul, center, represents some of the NBA’s brightest stars, including Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Ben Simmons and Miles Bridges. Photograph: Dominique...

  • August 15, 2019

    Fight Anthony...

    Fight Anthony Joshua Or Lose Your Bets And Be Out Of Boxing For Years – Joshua’s Promoter Threaten Andy Ruiz Jr Anthony Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has threatened to come after Andy Ruiz Jr with a lawsuit if he refuses to fight in Saudi Arabia. Ruiz who is expected to earn £7.5...

  • August 15, 2019

    André Ayew...

    André Ayew Ghana forward André Ayew is excited to have broken his goalscoring duck for Swansea City after emerging from the bench to hit a brace in their 3-1 win over Northampton Town in the first round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday evening. Ayew had failed to hit the...

  • August 15, 2019

    Liverpool 2-1...

    It’s the third all-English European final of 2019 as Liverpool and Chelsea do battle for the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul. The Reds beat Tottenham in Madrid to win a sixth Champions League crown while Chelsea saw off Arsenal in Baku to win the Europa League. Liverpool enjoyed a winning...

  • August 14, 2019

    Emmanuel Gyasi...

    Emmanuel Gyasi Ghanaian striker Emmanuel Gyasi is excited after scoring for Spezia Calcio in their 5-0 win over Pro Patria in the first round of the 2019/20 Coppa Italia. The 25-year-old opened the floodgate for the Serie B outfit in their 5-0 rout against Pro Patria last Sunday. Gyasi, who...

  • August 14, 2019

    Trelleborgs FF...

    Fatawu Safiu Head coach of Trelleborgs FF, Peter Swärdh says he expects new acquisition Abdul Fatawu Safiu to use his qualities to help improve their position on the Swedish Superettan table. Fatawu joined the Swedish second-tier side from Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko on Tuesday on an initial one-year deal with an...

  • August 14, 2019

    Teenage sensation...

    15-year-old reached fourth round of Wimbledon in July WTA limits number of senior tournaments for younger players  Coco Gauff won a legion of fans at this year’s Wimbledon. Photograph: Alastair Grant/AP Coco Gauff will get a chance for an encore after her magical run to the fourth round at this year’s Wimbledon....

  • August 12, 2019

    Manchester United...

    Marcus Rashford scored twice as Manchester United made the perfect start to their Premier League season by inflicting a 4-0 defeat on Frank Lampard in his first match in charge of Chelsea on Sunday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men were in need of a fast start to the campaign to erase...

  • August 12, 2019

    Edward Ansah...

    Eddie Ansah Ex-Ghana international goalkeeper Edward Ansah has finally landed in India to start job as head coach of Churchill Brothers. Ansah was at the Varca headquarters of the club on Saturday after visa issues delayed his arrival. He was formerly the goalkeeper’s coach of the Black Stars and was...

  • August 12, 2019

    Andreescu and...

     Canada’s Bianca Andreescu consoles Serena Williams after the American’s retirement at the Rogers Cup final. Photograph: Frank Gunn/AP Bianca Andreescu delivered Canada a home champion at the Rogers Cup in Toronto but her victory did not come in the way she may have hoped. In the men’s final Rafael Nadal...

  • August 12, 2019

    Man Utd...

    Marcus Rashford scored twice as Manchester United began their Premier League campaign with an emphatic win over Chelsea at Old Trafford. England forward Rashford opened the scoring from the penalty spot after being fouled by Kurt Zouma. New £80m signing Harry Maguire won the ball which started the sweeping move...

  • August 12, 2019

    CAF Champions...

    Asante Kotoko were let down by poor defending as they suffered a disappointing 3-2 loss against Kano Pillars in the first leg of CAF Champions League clash in Nigeria. The Porcupine Warriors threw away a 2-1 second-half lead to lose the match at the General Sani Abacha Stadium on Saturday....

  • August 12, 2019

    Aubameyang scores...

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang punished slack Newcastle defending to give Arsenal victory at a rain-drenched St James’ Park. Starting with many of their £125m-worth of signings on the bench and without midfielders Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac, Gunners boss Unai Emery watched his side struggle to cut through their opponents in the...

  • August 12, 2019

    United spoil...

    Marcus Rashford put United ahead with a first half penalty before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side made the game safe with two in the space of a minute in the second half through Anthony Martial and Rahford again before new signing Daniel James added a fourth.   Manchester United spoilt Frank...

  • August 10, 2019

    Liverpool brush...

    Jürgen Klopp congratulated Daniel Farke before kick-off on ending Norwich’s three-year absence from the Premier League and lauded his opponents for being “cheeky as hell” afterwards. There were no niceties on the pitch, only a demonstration of the chasm between the top of the Championship and the summit of European football as...

  • August 10, 2019

    WAFA U-16...

    Philemon Ofosu-Ayeh WAFA U-16 team have made it to a second consecutive final at the Next Generation Trophy final after beating Schalke O4 in the semifinal.  The Ghanaian side are the defending champions of the competition, and looked poised to retain the cup after thumping Benfica 4-2 in the quarter...

  • August 9, 2019

    2019 Next...

    WAFA U16 players in the dressing room. WAFA SC U16 have qualified to the quarter-final of the 2019 Next Generation Tournament after topping Group C on the opening day. The defending champions beat NewYork Red Bulls 3-0 with Henry Owusu, Emmanuel Ntori and Moses Ayidem. In the second match, coach...

  • August 8, 2019

    Asamoah Gyan...

    Asante Kotoko’s Sogne Yacouba and Asamoah Gyan after the match. Black Stars general captain Asamoah Gyan is reported to have footed the bill for Asante Kotoko to train at the Accra Academy School Park ahead of their CAF Champions League clash against Nigeria side Kano Pillars. The Porcupine Warriors are...

  • August 8, 2019

    Goalkeeper Nana...

    Nana Bonsu   Ghanaian goalkeeper Nana Bonsu has signed a contract extension at Nigerian side Enugu Rangers. Bonsu has been a key cog for Rangers since joining from Ghanaian giants AshantiGold in 2016. The 30-year-old played a significant role in the side’s victory over Kano Pillars in the Aiteo Cup...

  • August 7, 2019

    Emmanuel FC...

    Ernest Adiwoh Emmanuel FC striker Ernest Peter Adiwoh has been handed a call up into the Black Meteors following his cracking outing in the maiden edition of the Jordan Anagblah Memorial Cup. Ghana’s U-23 team gaffer Ibrahim Tanko has called up 24 players to begin preparations for their African U23 Championship...

  • August 7, 2019

    Five clubs...

    Ghana superstar Andre Ayew is considering ‘five serious offers’ from top Europeans clubs and a high-paying Chinese before the transfer window shuts in England on Thursday, agents close to the player have told Ghanasoccernet.com.     The 29-year-old has emerged as a target for his former French club Marseille while...

  • August 7, 2019

    Medeama defender...

    Medeama defender Gideon Acquah has signed a two-year contract extension which will tie him to the club until 2023, the club has announced.  The youngster has penned the new deal despite being sent on loan to Spanish lower division side Union Deportiva Montijo. Medeama retain the economic right of the left-back during...

  • July 26, 2019

    Are You...

    The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah has presented to Parliament the total amount of money spent by the Senior National Team, the Black Stars at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. According to the Minister, the state spent $4,564,532.00 during the competition. There have been...

  • July 24, 2019

    Boxer dies...

    Boxer Maxim Dadashev has died after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland. He was 28. The Russian Boxing Federation says Dadashev died “as a result of the injuries he sustained” in Friday’s light-welterweight fight with Subriel Matias at the Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill,...

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