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Kotoko split points with Lions

Kumasi Asante Kotoko and visiting Kpando Heart of Lions shared honours with a goal apiece in their Glo Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday. It was Kotoko who came close to scoring in the ninth and 14th minutes but Baffour Gyan wasted …

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Ghana sets up 12-member Committee to plan 2010 World Cup

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has formed a 12-member Planning Committee for Ghana’s participation in this year’s Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) 2010 World Cup in South Africa. The Committee will be presided over by Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Youth and Sports, Reuben Nii Nortey Dua, …

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Three television stations to beam World Cup live

Three major television stations in the country, Ghana Television (GTV), TV3 and Metropolitan Television have formed a consortium, with the primary purpose of beaming live the 2010 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in South Africa. The arrangement follows the success of the consortium in securing television rights …

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Plan to partner GFA to develop women's football in Ghana

Plan, an international non-governmental child-centred community development organisation, is to partner the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to develop women football in the country. Consequently, staff of Plan Ghana, accompanied by Plan Germany, on Friday called on Executives of the GFA to discuss how to collaborate to develop the game especially …

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CAF says its open for negotiations on Togo ban

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) says it is open to negotiations with Togo over the ban imposed on the West African country for withdrawing from the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Angola. Dr Amos Adamu, a member of the CAF Executive Committee said at a press conference in …

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Sports Minister congratulates Under-17 Hockey team

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Ms Akua Sena Dansua has sent congratulatory message to the playing body of the national Under-17 hockey team, its technical and management team for their splendid performance to qualify for the Singapore Hockey Olympics. Ms Dansua said the splendid performance put up by both …

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Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong, Ghana's lone Winter Olympian gets wish

Ghana’s first Winter Olympian had a modest goal in the men’s slalom: Don’t finish last. Mission accomplished. Kwame Nkrumah-Acheampong, known as the “Snow Leopard,” fulfilled his goal of competing in the Olympics, completing the men’s slalom yesterday in Whistler, British Columbia, with a combined time of 2 minutes, 22.60 seconds …

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Government urged to give financial and technical support to disabled sports

Former Senior Minister and Chief Patron of Disability Options Ghana, Mr Joseph H. Mensah, on Saturday urged government to give more financial and technical support to disabled sports to encourage people with disability to take to sports and help the Association prepare towards the Paralympics Games in 2012. Mr Mensah …

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Black Stars to face Congo, Sudan and Swaziland in CAN 2012 qualifiers

Ghana’s Black Stars have been drawn against Congo, Sudan and Swaziland for the qualifying series of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. The Stars were pitted in Group “I” of the draw conducted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Lubumbashi, DR Congo on Saturday. Ghana was seeded alongside …

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ECOWAS expresses dismay over CAF'S suspension of Togo

The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, has called on the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to “rescind its harsh and insensitive action against Togo”. The ban was imposed on Togo following the country’s withdrawal from the 2010 African Cup of Nations tournament in …

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