Sunday , 23 July 2017

GENERAL SPORTS

Ministry of Youth and Sports, a bomb in waiting?

Hon. Isaac Asiamah - Sports Minister

Asks Michael Okuley Over the years, Ghana has received international recognition through the efforts of some sporting individuals. Ghana has achieved a lot of laurels at every championship. Being the first African country to win the African Cup of nations for keeps and the recent rise in the FIFA World Cup have forced some sports loving fans to christen the ... Read More »

Ada-born Daniel Lomotey scores winner for Black Stars B to beat Togo

Daniel Lomotey at Black Stars B

Ghana’s home-based Black Stars handed Togo a painful 2-1 defeat at their own backyard at the Stadé de Kegué in Lome on Sunday in an international friendly to continue their unbeaten run in a series of friendlies. A goal in each half from WAFA duo Richmond Lamptey and Daniel Lomotey gave Ghana the win despite Issifou Bourhana pulling one back ... Read More »

World Taekwondo rebrands to end WTF connection

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The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has completed a rebrand to World Taekwondo as it seeks to modernise and shake off negative connotations connected to its previous acronym. World Taekwondo’s rebranding plans have been in the works for over a year, but were confirmed ahead of the start of the World Championships in Muju, South Korea on Saturday. World Taekwondo replaces ... Read More »

Ada native David Accam becomes first Ghanaian to net MLS hat-trick

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At times over the past two seasons, the Chicago Fire offense was the David Accam show and not much more. This season, with new teammates sharing the scoring load and spotlight, Accam has only flourished further, and on Saturday night, the Ghanaian put on his finest show yet. “I thought I could do anything on the pitch today,” Accam said. ... Read More »

Prince Agyiri wins 2017 MTN Classic Golf

One for the album: Al winners at the 2017 MTN Classic Golf on Saturday pose with officials of MTN sponsors and Tema Country Golf Club hosts

Prince Agyiri went home the happiest man on Saturday after sweeping all to emerge champion of this year’s MTN Classic Golf tournament which teed off to a great success at the Tema Country Golf Club. The competition, the 7th in the annual series is seen as an opportunity for the Enterprise Team of sponsors, MTN Ghana to engage the high valued clients ... Read More »

Why I had sex with 22-year-old Sarah Kwabla – Asamoah Gyan

Asamoah Gyan and Sarah Kwabla

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has opened up about his sexual escapade with Sarah Kwabla and reiterated it was a consensual sex with the then 22-year-old student in the year 2015. Speaking about the episode in a television interview with Deloris Frimpong Manso on her Delay Show programme, Gyan said he went to Sarah Kwabla’s house at Weija near the ... Read More »

Okor Nowomi FC beat Real Ebony 3-2 in Sege

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Raphael Dodzi Abayateye scored for the third straight game for Okor Nowomi FC to māintain their good start to the new season with a 3-2 win over Real Ebony of Tema on Wednesday in Sege. Abayateye began last season scoring three goals in the first three games before he was struck down by injury and thus missed most of the ... Read More »

Ada-born Christian Atsu seals four-year deal with Newcastle

Atsu - makes stay at Newcastle permanent

Newcastle United have announced completing a four-year permanent deal with Ada native, Christian Atsu after his season long loan term. Atsu joined Newcastle last summer on loan from Chelsea FC. He fought for a place in the Rafael Benitez’s side, bagging five goals in 32 appearances to help Newcastle emerge champions of the English second tier league and gain promotion ... Read More »

All-Africa Sports Awards set for Accra November 11

Al Hamilton speaks to the media in accra

The All-Africa Sports Awards organised by renowned Jamaican-born British journalist, Al Hamilton MBE makes a return for the first time in a decade with the 2017 event billed to take place in Accra on November 11. Hamilton who is credited for also founding the Commonwealth Sports Awards in 1980 to honour some of the best athletes and administrators across all ... Read More »

K.P. Boateng: In two years, I spent all my money on cars, clubs, and friends that really weren’t

KP signs new deal at Las Palma4

How Kevin Prince Boateng feels off the pitch goes a long way in determining the football he’ll display on it, and the Las Palmas have seen the best of the Ghanaian, who is happy with life at his new club. In an exclusive interview with MARCA, the 23-year-old opens up on his move to the Canary Islands and other personal ... Read More »