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Former Black Stars player on coaching course in Germany

Ex-Black Stars midfielder Joachim Yaw Acheampong has left Accra for Germany to participate in the German Football Federation’s coaching course. The 37-year old joins participants from 25 countries for this year’s edition of the annual event to be held in Hennef from 4-22 April, 2011. The intensive course organized by …

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What is CAF using our sponsorship monies for? – Abedi Pele

Former Black Stars captain and FIFA Ambassador, Abedi Pele is asking the Confederation of African Football (CAF) what it uses monies accrued from sponsorships of soccer tournaments on the continent for. He says winners of any CAF tournament get nothing but only an empty trophy. Abedi told the Africawatch magazine …

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Controversy over “fake” Cricket World Cup refuses to die down

The controversy over the trophy presented to the World Cup winning Indian cricket team by the ICC refused to die down Monday because the “perpetual” trophy that is handed over to the victorious squad was lying in a Customs warehouse in western city Mumbai and it was given only a …

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Ghana to participate in Canoeing at All Africa Games

Ghana will for the first time present a team to compete in Rowing and Canoeing at the 10th All Africa Games to be held from 3-18 September, 2011 in Maputo, Mozambique. The water sport is among the dozen plus disciplines that the National Sports Council (NSC) have entered for the …

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Suspended Ghana Olympic Committee Executive Frank Appiah caught lying

In what looks like the mother of all ironies, an executive member of the suspended and outgoing Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has been caught pants down trying to defraud a continental sporting body. Mr. Frank, Appiah, tried to deceive the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) about the legitimacy of the …

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Ghana on IOC’s agenda at London meeting

The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be meeting in London Tuesday April 5, 2011 to discuss a couple of issues on world Olympics. The Associated Press (AP) reports today April, 4, 2011 that among issues to be discussed by the Board is to get an update …

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Ghanaian-born Arthur Wharton’s granddaughter honoured by English FA

Sheila Leeson, the granddaughter of Ghanaian-born Arthur Wharton has been honoured by the English Football Association (FA). The granddaughter of the first Ghanaian footballer to play in the English Premiership was given the honour before the commencement of the Ghana-England game at Wembley on Tuesday March 29, 2011. Ms Leeson …

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Ghana 1 – England 1

Ghana played a determined game despite being down one nil to England three minutes to half time to equalize in the 90th minute of their historic friendly game at Wembley. Asamoah Gyan scored the equalizer for Ghana in the 90th minute. The match mostly dominated by the English saw the …

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