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Gyan, Milovan for CAF Awards

Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan and ex-coach Milovan Rajevac are the frontrunners for honours in their respective categories for the 2010 CAF Awards slated for Monday, December 20 in Cairo, Egypt. Gyan will vie for the prestigious Player of the Year 2010, with reigning African Footballer of the Year Didier …

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Russia hosts 2018 World Cup, 2022 edition goes to Qatar

Contrary to expectations, Russia has been selected to host the 2018 World Cup and as expected in some cases, Qatar wins the bid to host the 2022 edition. Both Russia and Qatar will be hosting the global football competition for the first time. At a brief but impressive ceremony at …

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Scolari did not apply for Ghana Black Stars job

Brazil’s World Cup winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari did not apply for the Black Stars job despite media suggestions that the former Chelsea Manager was among the more than 100 applicants who opted for the vacant position. A highly placed source at the Ghana Football Association (GFA) told the GNA …

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Accra Rugby Club wins tournament

Newly formed Accra Rugby Club (ARC), on Saturday, emerged winners of a one-day Invitational Rugby Tournament at the University of Ghana Rugby Pitch, Accra, by beating Cosmos Buffaloes 10-0. Playing under the supervision of coach Claude Scholtz, ARC demonstrated enough strength and power to overcome their opponents in an event …

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Brong Ahafo Second Division League kicks off in January

The Brong-Ahafo Regional 2010-2011 Second Division Football League season will kick off at all league centres on January 9, 2011. Mr Augustine Asante, Chairman of the Regional Football Association announced this at a meeting of representatives of Second Division Clubs of the Region at the Coronation Park in Sunyani. He …

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Vice President calls for total transformation in RTU

Vice President John Dramani Mahama at the weekend called on the Management of Real Tamale United (RTU) to put in place appropriate measures that would enable the club to take its rightful place in the GLO Premiership. “RTU is too precious a team to be relegated, and indeed it cannot …

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Ghanaian trio short-listed for CAF ‘Player of the Year’ award

Black Stars trio of Asamoah Gyan, Andre Dede Ayew and Kevin Prince Boateng have been short-listed for the 2010 CAF ‘Player of the Year’ award. The trio will contend against seven other players including the reigning CAF Player of the Year, Didier Drogba for the most coveted individual honour in …

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Sports ministry to employ 650 persons across the country

Minister of Youth and Sports, Ms Akua Sena Dansua, has said that the Ministry would employ 650 persons as permanent staff to beef up its activities in the various Districts and Municipalities across the country. Ms Dansua said the National Sports Council has received approval from the Head of Civil …

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Starlets grab first leg cushion

Ghana’s Black Starlets moved a step closer to qualifying for the Rwanda 2011 African U-17 Championship when they beat the teranga Cubs of Senegal 2-0 on Saturday at the El-Wak Stadium, Accra. Two late goals from Hamza Zakari and substitute Joseph Gordon gave the Starlets the advantage in the final …

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Ghana may be compelled to pull out of IOC

Ghana may be compelled to pull out of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) sponsored programmes in a move that could be the outcome of its last resort in solving the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) impasse. The Presidents of the 32 Associations under the National Sports Council (NSC) said at a …

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