Sunday , 23 July 2017

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

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

Taekwando

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

David Accam plus

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 »

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 »

Black players in Italy urged to strike in support of Sulley Muntari

Muntari booked in racism row2

Ex-Tottenham striker Garth Crooks says “every self-respecting black player” in the Italian league should strike this weekend unless Sulley Muntari’s one-match suspension is withdrawn. Pescara midfielder Muntari, 32, was banned after he protested against racist abuse he received from the crowd during Sunday’s Serie A match at Cagliari, which earned him a yellow card for dissent before he walked off. ... Read More »

Sulley Muntari banned for racism protest in Italy

Muntari booked in racism row

Ghanaian midfielder, Sulley Muntari has been banned for one game after he protested against racist abuse. He was booked for dissent after asking the referee to stop Sunday’s Serie A match against Cagliari, claiming he was being racially abused. The 32-year-old ex-Ghana international then walked off the pitch in protest for which he received a second yellow card, officials have ... Read More »

Agbeko returns against Kenya’s Otieno in Accra June 9

Joseph Agbeko - faces Nick Otieno at Bukom Boxing Arena on June 9

Former 2-time IBF Bantamweight champion of the world, Joseph King Kong Agbeko (31-5, 23 KOs) makes a return to the ring again next month when he takes on experienced Kenyan slugger, Nick Otieno (31-11, 13 KOs) at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra as part of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary celebrations. On a bill dubbed ‘Legacy Boxing Night’ put together ... Read More »

Ghanaian footballer arrested in South Africa over stolen car

Bernard Morrison previously posted this photo of himself and the car on social media

Former Ghana U-23 national team forward, Bernard Morrison is in trouble in South Africa over a car! The footballer allegedly bought a car through an agent but the agent didn’t pay the installments. The car was repossessed, but he allegedly found a key to the car and took it back. NOW IT LOOKS AS IF BERNARD IS BEHIND BARS – FOR ... Read More »