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Ghana’s 2018 World Cup hopes renewed

The Black Stars of Ghana put up a spirited performance against the Red Devils of Congo to record a 1-5 score line in the return leg of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers played on Tuesday at Stade Municipal de Kintele in Brazzaville. Coach of the Black Stars charges drew 1-1 …

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It’s difficult but not impossible – Christian Atsu

Christian Atsu remains hopeful of Ghana’s World Cup qualifying chance despite the disappointing performance of the Black Stars after three games. The Black Stars has amassed two out of a possible nine points making it seemingly impossible for them to qualify ahead of Egypt and Uganda in Group E. Speaking …

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Ghana to use sports as avenue for job creation – Vice-President

Ghana made a significant stride in the attempt to improve on its sporting fortunes with the re-launch of the national sports festival at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi. Vice-President, Alhaji Dr. Mahammudu Bawumia, who did the official kick-off at the opening ceremony for the eight-day programme (August 31-September 07, …

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Hearts in search of new Managing Director 

Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club Limited is searching for a new Managing Director, to run the affairs of the club after the departure of Gerard Ankrah. The club on Thursday, August 24, advertised on its official website and the dailies of the search for a new Managing Director. According …

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Ghana can still qualify to the 2018 World Cup – Deputy Minister

The Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Pius Hadzedi says he remains confident that the head coach of the Black Stars James Kwesi Appiah and his technical team are capable of qualifying Ghana to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Appiah’s charges would play Congo in a World Cup qualifier on Friday, …

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Kwadwo Asamoah’s Ghana return delayed again 

Head Coach of the Black Stars Kwesi Appiah has excluded Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah from his squad for the double header against Congo in the 2018 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup qualifiers. Appiah named his squad on Wednesday without Asamoah and his exemption, it’s believed, was for the playmaker …

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Black Stars Coach inaugurates Foundation to assist retired sports personalities

The Head Coach of the Black Stars, James Kwesi Appiah has inaugurated a five member Board of Trustees for the “Kwesi Appiah Foundation” to support retired national sports personalities.      The inauguration, held at the Accra City Hotel on Thursday, saw former national football players, including Anthony Yeboah, Rev. Osei …

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WAFA back to the top after beating Kotoko

West African Football Academy (WAFA) returned to the top of the league table after a 2-0 win over Kotoko on Wednesday.  Klaavs Rasmussen’s side extended their unbeaten home record to 41 matches as they overcame the Porcupine Warriors on Wednesday. This game was a match day 24 fixture which was …

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Ghana grabs six medals at first Taekwondo International competition

Ghana picked three silver and three bronze medals at the maiden Ghana Open International Taekwondo Championship, which ended over the weekend at the D.G. Hathiramani Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium. Ghana’s Benson Kwesi Addo, Mercy Asaitewei and Nadia Sackitey won silver in the -54kg, -62kg and +73kg categories …

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Isaac Dogbe prepares for WBO Featherweight title bout

Isaac “The Royal Storm” Dogbe (17-0-0, 11 KO’s), says he ready to fight for the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) featherweight title later this year. The Ghanaian pound for pound young boxer says he has got the shot to face either the defending champion, Jessie Magdaleno (25-0, 18 KO’s) or Caesar …

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