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Stakeholders divided over the disbursement of FIFA, CAF Relief fund

Stakeholders in Ghana football are sharply divided over the formula announced by the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) last week for the disbursement of the $1,800,000.00 relief fund from the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Stakeholders including national teams, …

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Dogboe records TKO over Avalos

Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe made a comeback to the ring with a Technical Knockout victory over Chris Avalos in an eight round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States of America (USA). In his first fight after losing his Super Batamweight title to Emmanuel Navarette last year, Dogboe showed …

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CAF reschedules 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) slated for January 2021 in Cameroon to 2022. The latest development follows a meeting held by the Executive Committee of CAF who considered postponing the biennial football tournament amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The tournament would …

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Make Kotoko stable and introduce professionalism – Otumfuo tells new Board

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Life Patron of Kumasi Asante Kotoko has tasked the new Board of Directors of the club to provide stability and professionalism in their administration to ensure the club regains its glory. The Life Patron ask asked the new board to equip the club with technology …

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Increase investments in boxing for more world titles – Richard Commey

Richard Commey, former International Boxing Federation (IBF) Lightweight Champion has called on corporate bodies and the government to invest more in boxing to ensure the continuous production world title materials for the nation. Speaking to the GNA Sports, Commey, said it was not proper for the nation to produce world …

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Ezekiel Ansah: The pro football player from Ghana

Ansah finds football Ezekiel Ansah was accepted to Brigham Young University on an academic scholarship in 2008, which meant that the Accra-born athlete was accepted into a private American university far from his home in Ghana. Interested in business and athletics, Ansah accepted the opportunity and packed his bags to …

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IGP wants a full report on Baba Yara shooting incident  

The Ghana Police Service has officially informed the Ghana Football Association (GFA) that the Police Administration has requested for a “full report” on investigations conducted into the unfortunate shooting incident which occurred at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi some months ago. This is a follow-up on an earlier …

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Ghana Police Service to set up sports policing unit

The Ghana Police Service (IGP) has said, is considering the idea of setting up a special unit in the Police Service to handle sports-related issues. This was contained in a letter signed by COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, a Director General at the Headquarters of the Ghana Police Service, and …

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Asantehene bars Kotoko from recruiting players

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, and also the Life Patron and Spiritual Owner of Asante Kotoko S/C, has prohibited the club from embarking on further player recruitment for the next one season. “Kotoko shall recruit no new players into the first team for at least the next one season,” he …

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 Ghana government to announce stimulus package for sporting sector

The government has announced plans to roll out a stimulus package for stakeholders in the sporting sector, severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Kwame Asiamah, said this was being worked out by the Ministry together with the National Youth Agency (NYA), National Sports Authority (NSA), …

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