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CAF reschedules 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) slated for January 2021 in Cameroon to 2022. The latest development follows a meeting held by the Executive Committee of CAF who considered postponing the biennial football tournament amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The tournament would …

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Increase investments in boxing for more world titles – Richard Commey

Richard Commey, former International Boxing Federation (IBF) Lightweight Champion has called on corporate bodies and the government to invest more in boxing to ensure the continuous production world title materials for the nation. Speaking to the GNA Sports, Commey, said it was not proper for the nation to produce world …

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Ezekiel Ansah: The pro football player from Ghana

Ansah finds football Ezekiel Ansah was accepted to Brigham Young University on an academic scholarship in 2008, which meant that the Accra-born athlete was accepted into a private American university far from his home in Ghana. Interested in business and athletics, Ansah accepted the opportunity and packed his bags to …

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IGP wants a full report on Baba Yara shooting incident  

The Ghana Police Service has officially informed the Ghana Football Association (GFA) that the Police Administration has requested for a “full report” on investigations conducted into the unfortunate shooting incident which occurred at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi some months ago. This is a follow-up on an earlier …

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Ghana Police Service to set up sports policing unit

The Ghana Police Service (IGP) has said, is considering the idea of setting up a special unit in the Police Service to handle sports-related issues. This was contained in a letter signed by COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, a Director General at the Headquarters of the Ghana Police Service, and …

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Asantehene bars Kotoko from recruiting players

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, and also the Life Patron and Spiritual Owner of Asante Kotoko S/C, has prohibited the club from embarking on further player recruitment for the next one season. “Kotoko shall recruit no new players into the first team for at least the next one season,” he …

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 Ghana government to announce stimulus package for sporting sector

The government has announced plans to roll out a stimulus package for stakeholders in the sporting sector, severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Kwame Asiamah, said this was being worked out by the Ministry together with the National Youth Agency (NYA), National Sports Authority (NSA), …

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Ghana’s quest to host successful 2023 African Games on course – Minister

Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports, has reiterated that Ghana’s dream to host a successful Africa Games in 2023 is still on course despite the Coronavirus outbreak. Speaking at a Press Conference in Accra on Wednesday, he said the Coronavirus pandemic which had halted many sporting events …

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CAF to disburse over $10m to support national federations

The Confederation of African (CAF), has said it will release a $10.8 million coronavirus relief package to 54 member associations, with immediate effect. This was after a video conferencing emergency meeting held on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The funds are a part of CAF’s annual grants to its member association …

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