Thursday , 18 January 2018

GENERAL SPORTS

Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe calls out WBO champ Oscar Valdez

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Young Ghanaian boxer, Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe has declared a readiness to battle Oscar Valdez for the WBO featherweight world championship currently held by the Mexican and will put his case across when he travels with his father/trainer, Paul Dogboe to this year’s WBO Convention in Puerto Rico. Undefeated Dogboe (15-0, 9 KOs) is attending the October 17 to 21 ... Read More »

Opinion: Ghana need peace and unity to qualify for World Cup 2018

The Black Stars trained at an empty Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday

Ghana have been to three consecutive FIFA World Cups in 2006 in Germany, 2010 in South Africa and 2014 in Brazil. Now the Black Stars want to make it to the fourth in 2018 in Russia and the current football atmosphere is not conducive. After the Brazil fiasco, the Ministry of Youth & Sports, Ghana Football Association (GFA) and other ... Read More »

U-17 WWC: For Sandra Owusu-Ansah, graduation comes with a penalty kick

Captain Sandra Owusu-Ansah of Ghana looks back towards her team mates before they walk out onto the pitch during the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 Group D match between USA and Ghana at King Abdullah II International Stadium on October 4, 2016 in Amman, Jordan

Many Ghananians had lost hope in their Black Maidens. The US was expected to steam by the African team and pave their way to the next game against Japan. The last chance for African representation in the rest of the World Cup came down to Sandra Owusu-Ansah. It was 84th minute of the game. Owusu-Ansah stared down the barrel of ... Read More »

Jordan 2016: Despite the odds, African joy finds its way

Ghana’s girls celebrated the victory against United States in grand style

Ghana and Nigeria. Two countries, two teams that have turned out to be Africa’s hope in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Jordan. Both teams still have hope of progressing ahead of the last set of group matches. These teams come from countries in very poor economic situations, but play football with an eagerness, and a strength that cannot be ... Read More »

Infantino: FIFA President proposes 48-team World Cup

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger raises the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

FIFA president, Gianni Infantino has made a fresh proposal to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, as part of efforts by world football’s governing body to open up its showpiece tournament to more nations. The World Cup has remained at 32 teams since its 1998 edition in France, but plans to expand it to 40 nations have long been ... Read More »

Frank Awuku wins Ablekuma South NDC cycling race

Frank Awuku receives his winning cheque

Frank Awuku representing the Velo Cycling Club from Spintex area on Sunday morning proved his maturity in riding to grab the first position at the Ablekuma South National Democratic Congress (NDC) Cycling Race which took place along routes on the outskirts of the constituency to the finish line  at Chorkor Tea Garden. The 75km event dubbed ‘Dza Oya Logo’ Cycling ... Read More »

Accra Great Olympics return to Ghana Premier League in style

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Accra Great Olympics celebrated their return to the elite division of Ghana football with a lone goal over Istanbul FC amid massive jubilation at the Ghana Fire Service Park at James Town in Accra on Sunday. Led by player/coach, Godwin Atram, the Gbogbo lads made their return historic with a presentation ceremony and victory parade watched by many supporters and ... Read More »

GFA to announce partnership with University of Ghana

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The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi will hold a press conference tomorrow to announce a partnership with the University of Ghana (UG). Mr Nyantakyi will join the university authorities on Tuesday evening 4:30pm to also launch the University of Ghana Football League. He will use the launch of the league to announce the various measures the GFA is undertaking to help develop ... Read More »

GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi elected to FIFA Council

Nyantakyi has headed the Ghana FA for over a decade

African soccer leaders have elected officials from Guinea and Ghana to fill two new seats on the FIFA Council. The Confederation of African Football says Almamy Kabele Camara and Kwesi Nyantakyi earned enough votes in a four-candidate contest Thursday. They will complete a seven-member African delegation at an Oct. 13-14 meeting of the expanded FIFA Council, chaired by President Gianni ... Read More »

Ghana to host 2018 African Women’s Championship

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Ghana has been selected to host the 2018 African Women’s Football Championship. The announcement was made in Cairo, Egypt during an executive meeting of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) meeting this week. Ghana will be represented by the Black Queens who are known to be the first team to qualify Ghana to the senior FIFA competition. The Black Queens ... Read More »