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Elmina Sharks call for sanity in “filthy” Ghana football

Ghana Premier League side Elmina Sharks are calling for “sanity” in Ghana football following comments made by its owner and president, Dr. Papa Kwesi Ndoum, that there is widespread corruption in Ghana football. The 2016 presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Nduom made a scathing comment on …

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Our game against Mali would be cagey – Starlets coach 

Head coach of the National U-17 team, the Black Starlets, Paa Kwesi Fabin has said, he is envisaging a tough battle against their African opponents Mali, in the upcoming quarter final clash in the ongoing Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) U-17 World Cup, India. Ghana having lost to a …

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Bukom Banku and Bastie work out publicly ahead of mega bout

The ‘Make or Break’ fight between Brimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko and Bastie Samir, now seems inevitable after several postponements. As part of activities preceding the mega bout on Saturday October 21 at the Bukom Boxing Arena, the two boxers had separate turns in a public workout. The two undefeated heavyweight …

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Two Ghanaian cyclists to train in South Africa

The Ghana Cycling Federation (GCF), has secured training programmes for two of its cyclists in South Africa. This was under the invitation of International Cycling Union (UCI), as part of efforts to improve their performance in international events. The two cyclists; Frank Akuffo and Clementina Ayoung, who have already left …

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Morocco replace Kenya as new host of 2018 CHAN

Morocco have been given the right to host the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) after Kenya was stripped of the hosting right last month. The decision was announced after the Emergency Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) meeting in Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday October 14. In the meeting …

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Ghana maintains 52nd position on FIFA ranking for October

Ghana remain unchanged on the Federation of International Football Association’s (FIFA) world ranking for the month of October released on Monday. Ghana is 52nd on the world ranking but are ranked 8th on the African continent. The Black Stars have played two matches this month, drawing 0-0 with Uganda in …

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Ghana picks bronze medal in Africa Zone 2&3 Handball Championship

The National Under-18 Female Handball team, picked bronze medal in a recent Africa Zone 2&3 Handball Championship played in Cotonou, Benin. Ghana placed third behind, Burkina Faso and Benin, whilst Mali, Niger and Togo, placed 4th, 5th and 6th respectively. The competition was organized by the Confederation of Africa Handball (CAH), with …

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GFA Vice President gets CAF appointment

Mr. George Afriyie, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been appointed onto the Organising Committee of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments.        This was confirmed on Wednesday after he was invited to CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.        He was sworn into office by Mr. …

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USA really punished us for our poor scoring instincts – Starlets coach

Head coach of the National Under-17 team, the Black Starlets, Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin, has expressed worry over his side’s profligacy in front of goal, adding they “were really punished” by the United States of America (USA) for failing to make use of their chances. The Starlets were beaten by …

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Ghana out of contention for Russia 2018

The Black Stars of Ghana are out of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Russia 2018 World Cup, after they were held to a goalless draw game by the Cranes of Uganda at the Mandela National  Stadium, Namboole, Kampala on Saturday in the World Cup Qualifiers. The Stars were …

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