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Ghana fails to instigate IOC boycott

Minister of Youth and Sports, Ms Akua Sena Dansua has failed to instigate her colleague Ministers of Youth and Sports of Commonwealth States to boycott the just ended first Olympic Convention, in Acapulco, Mexico. A letter written by the Minister to her colleagues ahead of the meeting which was made …

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MP calls for appointment of local coach for Black Stars

The Member of Parliament for Akrofuom in the Ashanti Region, Mr Kwabena Appiah-Pinkrah, has added his call for Government to appoint a local coach to handle Ghana’s senior national football team, the Black Stars. Mr Appiah-Pinkrah said that it was long overdue for Ghana to appoint a local or a …

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SWAG urges caution over Ministry-IOC standoff

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has called for caution in government’s dealings over the impasse of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) with the International Olympic Committee (OIC). A statement signed by SWAG President, Ackah Anthony in Accra noted with concern the difficult road the country has had to …

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Global Media Alliance agree to offload shares in Sekondi Eleven Wise

Division One side, Sekondi Eleven Wise is to re-purchase its majority shares from Global Media Alliance (GMA) after the latter had amicably agreed to off load its shares in the Club. This was contained in a letter signed by Magnus Rex Danquah, spokesperson on Football Matters on behalf of Nana …

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Bank of Ghana reacts to matter on Black Stars winning bonus

The Bank of Ghana has responded to allegations that it is refusing to pay winning bonuses to the national team, the Black Stars following their participation in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. In a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, the central bank says it has noted discussions in …

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Hearts beats Asante Kotoko 1-0

Accra Hearts of Oak on Sunday beat their arch rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko 1-0 in the 9th Week fixture of the Glo Premier League match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi. The lone goal of the titanic encounter was netted by Douglas Nkrumah in the 65th minute from …

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Asamoah Gyan short-listed for FIFA World Player of the Year award

Black Stars forward Asamoah Gyan has been short-listed for the FIFA Ballon d’Or Player of the Year 2010 award. The Sunderland hit-man was nominated alongside 22 others for the most prestigious individual honour in world football and his inclusion comes as no surprise following some eye-popping performances for the Black …

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Kotoko loses 2-3 to Faisal

King Faisal Babies managed to earn a 3-2 victory over Kumasi Asante Kotoko in their Glo Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday. Faisal scored first in the 10th minute through George Ekow Annan in a defensive blunder by goalie Isaac Amoako, who …

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Ghana Satellites qualify for Libya 2011 Championship

Ghana’s Black Satellites sealed their place for the Libya 2011 Orange African Youth Championship after beating Benin 4-1 in the second leg of the final round qualifier on Saturday at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra. The victory ensured the Satellites booked their ticket to next year’s competition that pieces …

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Queens grumble over unpaid bonuses

Players of Ghana’s Black Queens are grumbling over unpaid bonuses and allowances of their last two games that qualified the team to the 7th African Women Championship (AWC} commencing in South Africa later this month. The Queens won 4-0 over two legs in their last qualifier against Senegal in May …

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