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National Sports Authority distance itself from ticket problems of Peace match

The National Sports Authority (NSA) has distanced itself from the ticket brouhaha during the Michael Essien Peace Charity match. Tickets for the Africa XI versus World XI match were said to have been sold at inflated prizes by individuals, who acquired them in advance, but the Sports Authority insists it …

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Ghana to host African Karate Championship

Ghana will host the 13th edition of the Union of Federation of African Karate (UFAK) Zone 3 championship from July 30 to August 6, 2011. A statement signed by Patrick Anyidoho Cofie, Secretary General of the Ghana Karate-do Association copied to GNA Sports said Ghana was mandated to host the …

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Six countries confirm participation for Netball Africa Cup of Nations

Six countries have confirmed their participation for the forthcoming Netball Africa Cup of Nations fixed for 10-16 July, 2011 at the University of Ghana, courts in Accra. The confirmed countries are hosts Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Uganda, Zanzibar and Zambia. Reverend Emmanuel Nikoi, President of Netball Association of Ghana told GNA …

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World XI beat Africa XI in Essien’s Peace Charity match

A select World XI team beat Africa XI 4-2 in a peace charity match held on Wednesday at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra. The star-studded match, organised by Black Stars midfielder Michael Essien in collaboration with the African Union (AU) was to promote and highlight the importance of peace …

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AC Milan signs Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng permanently

Champions of the Italian Serie A, AC Milan have signed Ghana’s midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng on a permanent deal. Boateng was on-loan to AC Milan from Genoa. The Goal.com reports that Genoa president Enrico Preziosi has announced that AC Milan have signed Kevin-Prince Boateng permanently. “Two clubs like Genoa and …

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Asantehene to whip up enthusiasm for golf

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene has pledged to do more to whip up enthusiasm and make the game of Golf popular, especially among chiefs and traditional rulers. He said it has been his goal over the years to get many traditional rulers to participate the sport to have fun, …

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Ghana FA official says Sepp Blatter’s vote not guaranteed

The Vice President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr Fred Pappoe has hinted that there is no guarantee that FIFA President Joseph Blatter will get every African vote ahead of next week’s FIFA elections. Speaking to the BBC Sport, Mr Fred  Pappoe, who was one of 37 African representatives …

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Bechem United and Tema Youth qualify for Premier League

Bechem United and Tema Youth booked their places for the Premier League after finishing tops in their respective zones during the 2011 Division One Middle League. Bechem United beat Guan United 2-0 in their Zone One clash at the Tema Park whilst Team Youth sealed the Zone Three ticket with …

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Odemwingie beats Gyan to EPL African Player of the Year

Nigeria striker Peter Odemwingie has beaten Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan to the English Premier League African Player of the season 2010/2011. Odemwingie garnered the most votes in a poll conducted by renowned football magazine, New African Soccer that saw readers, journalists and African players in the Premier League take …

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New SWAG Executives take office

The newly elected Executives of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) were on Thursday inducted into office for a four-year term. Mr Amarkai Amarteifio, a Patron of the Association who is also the Consul General of Sweden swore the seven-member Executive Committee into office and urged them to remain …

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