Category: Sports

Asiamah: NSF will give sports a boost

Asiamah: NSF will give sports a boost

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah has identified the establishment of the National Sports Fund (NSF) as the solution to the myriad problems in the administration and development of sports in Ghana. In direct reference to a similar fund (GETFUND) in the educational sector, Mr. Asiamah said that was the surest way to go considering the immense […]

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Baffoe wins top SWAG gong

Baffoe wins top SWAG gong

Former Ghana international, Anthony Baffoe on Saturday broke the stranglehold of active sportsmen on the flagship award of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) when he won the Sports Personality of the Year award at the 42nd second MTN-SWAG Awards night held at the State Banquet Hall in Accra. From 1992, the prestige award has been dominated by performing […]

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Mali defend U-17 crown

Mali defend U-17 crown

Mali successfully defended their U-17 Africa Cup of Nations title, defeating the Black Starlets of Ghana 1-0 in the 2017 final at Stade de l’Amitié in Libreville in Gabon, yesterday. Mamadou Samake scored the only goal of the game as the 2015 champions kept hold of the crown they won in Niger two years ago. The game got off to […]

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Dramani confident about Queens future

Dramani confident about Queens future

Newly appointed Black Queens coach, Mas-Ud Didi Dramani is confident about the future of the team under his care. The former Asante Kotoko coach, who is a CAF instructor, is currently at the Winneba National Sports College training young coaches for the License C coaching badges in Ghana. He told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) sports his life revolves around […]

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Appiah names 30-man squad for camp

Coach Kwesi Appiah has announced a 30-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Ethiopia. The list includes seven Ghana-based players the coach’s first major call up since he returned as head coach of the Black Stars. Wa All Stars goalie Richard Ofori, Kotoko’s Felix Annan and Aduana’s Joseph Addo have all been named in […]

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Dogboe calls on Chief Imam

Dogboe calls on Chief Imam

WBO International super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe on Monday called on the national Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuhu Osman Shaributu ahead of his July 22 showdown in Accra. In the company of his father and trainer, Paul Dogboe, the boxer presented his WBO title to the Chief Imam and some members of his council during a short visit to inform them […]

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Starlets fired up for Niger

Starlets fired up for Niger

The biggest test yet for Ghana’s Black Starlets at the ongoing Africa Youth Championship – Gabon U-17 football championship may, perhaps, be today’s semi final clash against the Junior Menas of Niger. The Junior Menas are motivated for the clash after securing a historic FIFA World Cup qualification. India 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup is their biggest appearance on the […]

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Australian High Commission supports Ghana’s C’wlth Games preparations

The Australian High Commission has announced that an amount of Gh¢ 50,000 was raised at the Commonwealth Games Gala Dinner, which welcomed the Queen’s Baton to Ghana on March 19 2017, for the Ghana Olympic Committee and the Azumah Nelson Foundation. The gala dinner featured four exciting boxing bouts in front of 200 guests under the patronage of Ghanaian Vice-President […]

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Fabin confident despite fitness concerns

Fabin confident despite fitness concerns

Having booked qualification to the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India later this year, head coach of Ghana’s Under-17 team, the Black Starlets, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has redirected his focus to winning the continental version of the competition being hosted by Gabon.   But a day more to attempting the next hurdle to the finale, bouts of malaria and a […]

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Vodafone Asantehene Open Golf Championship tees-off Wednesday

Vodafone Asantehene Open Golf Championship tees-off Wednesday

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II will join hundreds of golfers from Wednesday, May 24 when this year’s annual Asantehene Open Golf Championship kicks off with a colourful opening ceremony at the Royal Golf Club in Kumasi. This year’s edition has been tagged the 60th Asantehene Open Golf Championship and will enjoy sponsorship from Vodafone Ghana with the King of […]

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