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Ghana will not bid for 2019 AFCON – Sports Minister

Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports has said, Ghana has no intentions of bidding for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), though they have all the infrastructure available to host the 24-nation tournament. According to Mr. Asiamah, Ghana has all the necessary infrastructure to host any Confederation of African (CAF) organized competition, at any given time, ... Read More »

16 Black Stars players report to camp ahead of Kenya clash

The senior national team, the Black Stars commenced preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), qualifier against Kenya, with 16 out of 20 players in camp, at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mr. Dan Kwaku Yeboah, spokesperson for the Ghana Liaison team, said the technical team would join them later. The players in camp were; Lawrence Ati Zigi, Richard Ofori (Goalkeepers), ... Read More »

I can become the next GFA President – goalkeeper Sammy Adjei

Former Ghana goalkeeper Sammy Adjei says he could become the next President of the Ghana FA. The 37-year-old is yet to announce his retirement from football despite being clubless for over three years. The Ghana FA has been without a President since the resignation of Kwesi Nyantakyi who was hit with a corruption scandal in a documentary produced by ace ... Read More »

Ada-born Adolf Otibo scores two goals on debut in Spain

Ada-born Former Black Satellites forward, Adolf Otibo wasted no time at all in warming his way into the hearts of fans of Guadalajara in a superb way on Sunday when he struck twice on debut to power the Spanish fourth tier side to a come-from-behind 3-2 triumph on the opening weekend of the Tercera Division Group 18 2018//19 season. Young Otibo ... Read More »

D.K Poison tips Isaac Dogboe for boxing greatness

David Kotei (D.K) Poison who won Ghana’s first major boxing title in 1975 thinks WBO Super Bantamweight champion, Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe, could rise to become one of the greatest boxers, Ghana has ever produced, considering the significant strides, he has made in the ring in recent times. Poison asserted that Ghanaians and boxing fans around the world were yet ... Read More »

Portugal based Emmanuel Hackman sets lofty targets, eyes Black Stars

Young Ghanaian defender, Emamnuel Hackman has returned to pre-season training with his Portuguese top flight side, Portimonense and is eyeing a much improved performance next season both on a personal and team level as well as getting a chance to play at international level. The former Liberty Professionals star enjoyed an outstanding debut term with Portimonense last season, playing 27 ... Read More »

The burden of being Messi

“This kid will save us”. It was 2006, the era of Saviola, Crespo, Riquelme and Tevez, but Lionel Messi was already feeling the pressure of becoming a World Cup legend. He was 18 when he was called up for Germany 2006, and had already turned 19 when he scored his first goal, in the 6-1 against Serbia and Montenegro. In ... Read More »

John Obi Mikel: I kept father’s kidnap secret when we played Argentina

Nigeria’s World Cup captain John Obi Mikel has described how he played against Argentina without telling anyone he had just learned of his father’s kidnapping. Enugu state police in south-east Nigeria announced late yesterday via Twitter that Chief Pa Michael Obi and his driver, named as Ishaya John, had been freed after a forest shootout with kidnappers. Police Superintendent Ebere ... Read More »

Comfirmed: Isaac Dogboe to defend world title vrs Hidenori Otake

Isaac Dogboe’s planned long term reign as the WBO junior featherweight king begins with a first title defence against veteran Japanese slugger, Hidenori Otake on August 25 in the USA. 23 year old Dogboe annexed the belt after destroying Jessie Magdaleno in Philadelphia on April 28, now he must see off the Otake, a former world title challenger in order ... Read More »

Reports: LeBron James agrees deal to join Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team. The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar—LA-Bron. The four-time NBA MVP announced Sunday night that he has agreed to a four-year, $154-million contract with the Lakers, joining one of the league’s most-storied franchises and switching conferences to try and dethrone the Golden State Warriors and grow his own ... Read More »