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Portuguese referee for Ghana-Uruguay quarter-final match

The world soccer governing body, Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has appointed Portuguese Referee Olegario Benquerenca for the Ghana-Uruguay quarter-final clash. The Black Stars, the only surviving African team at the South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup, will lock horns with their counterparts from Uruguay on Friday, July 2 …

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MTN wishes Ghana Black Stars success against Uruguay

MTN, the leading telecommunications provider in Africa has sent a goodwill message to the National team, the Black Stars as the team plays Uruguay in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2010 World Cup in South Africa. In an emailed message copied to ghanabusinessnews.com MTN says it wishes the Black Stars …

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Nigeria president suspends national team after World Cup failure

Nigeria’s president has suspended his nation’s football team from international competition for two years after a poor showing at the World Cup. Special presidential adviser Ima Niboro told reporters the decision by Goodluck Jonathan will “enable Nigeria to reorganise its football”. The Nigerian Football Federation is to be dissolved and …

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Sports Ministry secures $2m sponsorship for sports facilities

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has concluded agreement with mining giant, Anglo Gold Ghana Limited for a sponsorship package of two million dollars towards the construction of 20 multi-purpose sports courts in selected districts across the country. Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Youth and Sports disclosed this during …

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Ghana, Nigeria in joint boxing training camp

An 11-member national amateur boxing team of Nigeria is expected in Ghana on Saturday, April 3 to engage the Black Bombers of Ghana in a joint training camp ahead of the Youth Olympic Qualifiers in Baku Azerbaijan, from April 20- May 2. The team which is made up of six …

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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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