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FIFA extends mandate of Ghana Normalisation Committee

The Bureau of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Council has extended the mandate of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalisation Committee (NC). This is to enable the NC to supervise the upcoming GFA Elections. According to a statement from the GFA, the second mandate of the Normalisation Committee …

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Transparency and accountability will be the bedrock of my administration – Okraku

Mr. Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku, a presidential hopeful of the upcoming Ghana Football Association (GFA) elections, has said transparency and accountability will be the bedrock of his administration when elected into office. Speaking at the unveiling of his manifesto at the Auditorium of the EximBank Ghana, Mr. Okraku, who is …

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Powerlifting President calls for corporate sponsorship

Mr. Godwill Agyemang, President of the Ghana Powerlifting Federation has called for corporate sponsorship for powerlifting, to help the sport to grow. Mr. Agyemang, in his congratulatory message to Powerlifter Juliana Arkoh for winning four gold medals in the just ended Commonwealth Powerlifting Championship in Newfoundland, Canada, said the sport …

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Seven to contest for GFA president

Seven individuals have filed to contest for the presidency of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), as at the close of nominations on Friday, September 20. The election is billed for October 25. The seven candidates were; Mr. George Afriyie, Mr. Kurt Okraku, Mr. Wilfred Kwaku Osei Palmer, Nana Yaw Amponsah, …

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Celebration of our World Champions is inspiration for the youth – Azumah Nelson

Azumah Nelson former World Boxing Council (WBC) Featherweight and Super Featherweight champion has said the book titled “Celebration of our champions” is an inspiration for the younger generation to attain greatness. The book authored by seasoned sports journalist Mr. Ekow Asmah’s brought to bear the work of the ten world …

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Kotoko players to receive $2000 if they advance to Group Stage of Champions League

The Management of Asante Kotoko Football Club, says it will pay each player $2000 as bonus, if they advance to the Group Stage of the Total Confederation of Africa Football Champions’ League. The Porcupine Warriors, two-time winners of Africa’s most prestigious club competition, had since 2006 failed to make an …

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German coaching globetrotter Rudi Gutendorf dies aged 93

Globetrotting German coaching legend Rudi Gutendorf has died aged 93, his son Fabian told dpa late Saturday. “In him we are losing someone who has enriched us every day with his big heart and positivity,” Gutendorf’s family said in a statement. Gutendorf, who was born in Koblenz on the Rhine …

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Minister assures Black Meteors of adequate support  

Mr. Isaac Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports, has said the government will ensure the National Under 23 team, the Black Meteors are given adequate preparations ahead of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Under 23 Olympic Games qualifiers in Egypt this November. Mr. Asiamah made this known in Accra, …

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Ghana’s Table Tennis team qualifies to World Championship

Ghana’s Men Table Tennis team, the Black Loopers, have secured qualification to the World Table Tennis Championship in South Korea next year. The team secured their qualification at the just-ended Africa Games held in Morocco. The qualifiers saw 19 participating teams competing for a place at the World Championships with …

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President’s Cup: Liberian referees to handle Hearts and Kotoko clash

Hassen Corneh , an experienced Liberian referee will be in charge when the two Ghanaian heavyweights,  Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak lock horns in this year’s President’s Cup slated for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 8, 2019. He will be assisted on the lines by …

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