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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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First Ghana Table Tennis Training Camp launched

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Sports Council (NSC), Worlanyo K. Agrah has launched Ghana’s first ever national table tennis model teams weekend training camp which is aimed at preparing national table tennis players for international assignments. Mr Agrah commended the Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) for the initiative …

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Senior players still needed to beef up Black Stars – Coach Afranie

A former coach of the Senior National Team, the Black Stars, Emmanuel Kwasi Afranie, has commended the team for winning silver at the just-ended Orange Africa Cup of Nations Tournament in Angola. Coach Afranie attributed the team’s success to commitment, unity and discipline among the playing body, adding that even …

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Ghana Black Stars fail to win Angola 2010, but impress

The African Nations Cup, Angola 2010 is over. And the winner is Egypt. The Ghana Black Stars after playing their best game so far in Angola succumbed to a last minute onslaught from the Egyptians who are also the reigning African champions, and fell by a lone goal from substitute, …

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