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Black Stars to earn $30,000 as qualification bonus

Each member of the senior national team, the Black Stars will take home $30,000 as qualification bonus, after topping Group F, at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Stars, defeated Guinea Bissau 2-0 to amass five points in three matches and topped the table with a …

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Black Stars coach calls for fair officiating in remaining matches

James Kwesi Appiah, Head Coach of the senior national team, the Black Stars has called for fair officiating as they prepare to take on Cameroon and Guinea-Bissau in the remaining Group F matches of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 in Egypt. Appiah, who guided the Black Stars …

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Kotoko for CAF Champions League

Asante Kotoko will represent Ghana at the 2019/2020 Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Champions League after defeating Karela United 4-1 on penalties in the finals of the Tier One Competition of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalisation Committee Special Competition. Karela scored first through Emmanuel Osei Baffour in the 50th …

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Eastern Juvenile Cup competition to start in July

A total of 120 under 13 and 15 juvenile clubs are expected to participate in the Eastern Juvenile Cup competition slated to commence on July 6. The 120 clubs which would compete in the juvenile competition are coming from 16 districts across the region. All under 13 and 15 clubs …

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CAF President arrested in Paris over alleged corrupt practices

Mr Ahmad Ahmad, President of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), has been arrested in France, where he was attending Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Congress. According to reports, Mr. Ahmad was arrested at the Berri Hotel, Paris on charges of corruption, financial and fiscal offences. His arrest was …

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29 players in camp, as Black Stars now have full house

Three days into Black Stars camping in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), all 29 invited players have reported to camp. United States of America (USA) based defender Jonathan Mensah and goalkeeper Richard Ofori were the last batch of players to join the team at the Ali Jebel Centre of …

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Tourist cycles 10,000 kilometres to Ghana

Nikki Ray, a 29-year English Tourist, has cycled about 10,000 kilometres across the Sahara Desert to Ghana for sightseeing in some parts of the country. The journey, which started from London in August 2018, took the cyclist eight months to arrive in Ghana. She passed through six other African countries …

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ASEC to arrive in Ghana on Thursday for Kotoko test

Ivorian top flight side ASEC Mimosas will touch down at the Kotoko International Airport on Thursday, May 23, ahead of their clash with Kumasi Asante Kotoko at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi. The two clubs would vie for the Otumfuo Cup on Sunday, May 26, at the Baba Yara …

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Normalization Committee bans three referees

The Normalization Committee (NC) of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has placed a temporal ban on three referees from officiating any official match. The suspended referees are; Ali Alhasan, Mustapha Abdulai and Mohammed Ishahaka. This follows the bribery allegation leveled against them after officiating in the match day 11 game …

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Hungary to partner Ghana to host 2023 Africa Games

Hungary has agreed to partner Ghana for the successful hosting of the 2023 Africa Games. The partnership would explore areas of best practices, technical and management cooperation to ensure a successful event. This follows a meeting between Mr Curtis Perry Okudzeto, Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports (MOYS) and Mr …

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