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Hearts of Oak maintain lead as Kotoko and Aduana pile on pressure

Accra Hearts of Oak continued their fine form this weekend by holding Aduana stars to a 1:1 draw game at the Dormaa Park to maintain the top position as Kotoko and Aduana follow closely after 13 games in the ongoing Ghana premier league. Hearts came from behind to salvage a draw from the …

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MTN commits to supporting golf in Ghana

The Chief Executive Officer of telecommunication giant MTN Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Asante Twum, has pledged his outfit’s commitment to the development of golf in the country. He described the sport as exciting and the Asantehene Gold Cup as a huge platform that ensures more networking and interaction. In his address …

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Ministry of Youth and Sports sign MoU with Hungarian government

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hungarian Government. Ghana and Hungary have been in exchange programmes in the science and engineering field for years but the exchange programme took a dip due since Hungary attained independence. Mr. Edward Nii Lante …

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15th anniversary of May 9 Disaster marked

The 15th anniversary of the May 9 stadium disaster was commemorated today with a wreath laying ceremony at the Accra sports stadium. Ghana witnessed a horrifying incident after a football match involving rival clubs Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium, in which 127 football …

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Ghana maintains position on FIFA rankings

Ghana maintained its 38th position in the latest Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Coca Cola ranking released released today for the month of May. The Black Stars accumulated 693 points behind Algeria and Cote d’Ivoire to occupy the third place on the Continent. The Black Stars played a goalless draw with …

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Government to build five more stadia – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama On Tuesday announced that by the end of 2020 five modern Stadia would be built in five regions in the country to enhance sports development. He said the Volta, Upper East, Upper West, Eastern and Brong- Ahafo would be the beneficiaries regions. President Mahama announced this …

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Leicester City’s triumph costs betting shops £25m

Leicester City unexpectedly winning the 2015/2016 English Premier League title has led to betting shops (bookmakers) paying out some £25 million to gamblers who placed bets on the unfancied team on odds of 5,000-1 at the start of the season last August. Those who were bold enough to back a …

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I am ready to take Kotoko coaching job fully – Michael Osei

Kotoko interim coach, Michael Osei has expressed interest in taking up the Kotoko coaching job permanently  \after his side beat Accra Hearts of Oak by a lone goal at the Accra sports stadium. Kumasi won the match by a lone goal at the Accra sports stadium after a shock defeat …

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Webb faces life ban from football in FIFA corruption case

Former FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb faces being banned from football for life after the adjudicatory chamber of the world governing body’s ethics committee opened proceedings against him, FIFA said Wednesday. The case is continuing based on a preliminary report from the ethics committee’s investigatory chamber which recommended a “life-long ban from …

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Hearts goalkeeper gifts Kotoko goal

Goalkeeper Abdoulaye Soulama, gifted Kumasi Asante Kotoko a vital victory over Accra Hearts of Oak, at the Accra Sports Stadium, in the tenth week league game, played on Monday. Soulama, in an attempt to clear a pass from Richard Akrofi, directed the ball into the net, for the first goal …

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