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Scouts are distracting our players’ attention – Fabin

THE HEAD coach of the Ghana national U-17 team, the Black Starlets, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has raised concerns about the presence of football scouts and agents at the team’s hotel, as it is distracting his players’ attention and undermines their sense of teamwork. Ghana have had a rather difficult campaign …

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Announcement: Norylmpics Taekwondo Championship for kids

  ORGANISERS OF the sixth Norylympics Taekowndo Children Open wish to inform the general public that the championship has been fixed for Friday, October 27, 2017, at the Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium. The championship, aimed at identifying talents for the sport, would end on Saturday, October 28 …

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We will win the FA Cup – Felix Annan

ASANTE KOTOKO Sporting Club goalkeeper Felix Annan has expressed his desire of winning the MTN FA Cup this season to honour the supporters of the club. Kotoko have made it to the finals of 2017 MTN FA Cup competition on fifth consecutive time since its revival. The Porcupine Warriors are …

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Coach Bankole completes course

COACH GEORGE Bankole, Technical Director of the Ghana Handball Association (GHA), has undergone a week-long coaching course meant to update the knowledge of handball coaches on the continent. The course, which was attended by coaches from Gabon, Togo, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Niger, Djibouti, Benin, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Ghana, was …

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Amoah wins gold at African Weightlifting Championship

FROM SPORTS DESK BLACK CRANES’ rising star, Christian Amoah, has once again made a mark in weightlifting on the continent for winning three medals in the ongoing African Weightlifting Junior and Youth Championship in Kampala, Uganda. He was the toast of many in the 85kg category and as usual he …

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FIFA Under-17 World Cup…  Starlets shrug off India threats .Qualify to knock-out stage

  BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH A SUPERLATIVE performance saw the Black Starlets of Ghana outclass hosts nation, India, in the ongoing 17th edition of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi yesterday. The Starlets won the match by 4-0 against India and so have progressed …

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CAF Champions League Gomes replaces Bennett

PREMIER SOCCER League (PSL) referee Daniel Bennett has been dropped from the encounter between Egyptian giants Al Ahly and Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel by Confederation of African Football (CAF). African football’s mother body confirmed that South African referee Victor Gomes will take charge of the crunch second leg semi-final clash. …

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FIFA Under-17 World Cup Starlets must eschew individualism in India game

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH THE BLACK Starlets of Ghana return to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, India, to play against host nation this afternoon in a quest for a place in the knock-out phase of the competition. The young Ghanaian lads, who blew away goal-scoring opportunities against the United …

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Conor McGregor lined up for Wrestlemania 2018

CONOR MCGREGOR is reportedly in talks with the WWE to make a shock appearance at Wrestlemania. The UFC star has already tried his hand at boxing after raking in millions from his megafight with Floyd Mayweather that saw him stopped in the 10th round. And now it appears McGregor could be set …

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Murray, Serena ‘will be back’ at Australian Open – tournament boss

TENNIS STARS Andy Murray and Serena Williams are set to play at the Australian Open in January, according to tournament director Craig Tiley. British number one Murray, 30, has not played since July when a hip injury hampered him in a quarter-final defeat at Wimbledon, while Williams, 36, gave birth …

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