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SWAG president charges clubs to respect GFA laws

THE PRESIDENT of Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), Mr Kwabena Yeboah, has urged the various clubs to respect the laws of the Ghana Football Association (GFA). The commencement of the 2018 Ghana Premier League (GPL) season was delayed after Great Olympics, who suffered relegation in the 2016/17 GPL,  placed …

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Ghana to select handball team for Niger 2018

THE GHANA National Handball Association (GNHA) youth teams, the Under-18 and Under- 20, have begun preparation at Accra Sports Stadium towards the International Handball Federation challenge trophy for Zone three at Niamey in Niger later this year. Aside Ghana, other countries taking part in the tournaments include Togo, Burkina Faso, …

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Azumah Nelson Fight Night 5 Round 2 returns

HEMANN PROMOTIONS presents Azumah Nelson Fight Night 5 Round 2 on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra headlined by the WBA Pan-African super featherweight championship between Bright ‘Checker’ Ayala of Ghana (14-0, 9 KOs) and Ghana-based Nigerian Wahab ‘Seunzy’ Oluwaseun (15-0, 10 KOs). The co-main …

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Happy Man Bitters ends romance with Kotoko

THE MANAGEMENT and Board of Charger Limited, producers of Happy Man Bitters, have severed their contractual agreement between Happy Man and the National Circles Council (NCC) of Kumasi Asante Kotoko. A release copied to the DAILY HERITAGE by the board chairman of Charger Limited, Mr Emmanuel Bortey Borketey, said the …

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National Women’s League starts on April 7

THE 2018 National Women’s League will commence on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at all the accredited league centres across the country. The two-zone 16-club competition, which is in its sixth edition, will be completed within six weeks, according to the fixtures released on Tuesday. The tight schedule for women’s football, …

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Ronaldo has asked about China – Scolari

REAL MADRID star Cristiano Ronaldo has asked about life in China more than once, according to former Brazil and Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari. Ronaldo, 33, is still starring in Europe, having scored 37 goals in 35 games in all competitions for Madrid this season. The Portugal international is contracted …

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Salah can push on to Messi’s level – Robertson

MOHAMED SALAH will belong in the same bracket as Lionel Messi if he can maintain his phenomenal form from this season, according to Liverpool team-mate Andy Robertson. Salah moved on to 36 goals in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp’s men with a stunning four-goal haul in Saturday’s 5-0 demolition of …

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Iniesta better than last year – Lopetegui

BARCELONA STAR Andres Iniesta is in a better form than last year and will again play a key role for Spain, according to coach Julen Lopetegui. The 33-year-old is enjoying another fine campaign for Barca, although his future with the La Liga giants is uncertain. However, Lopetegui has no doubt …

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Referee Lethbridge ordered to stay off football

THE GHANA Football Association (GFA) Disciplinary Committee (DC) has taken the following decision at its sitting as they banned Referee Reginald Lathbridge for life. This DC has decided to ban Referee Lathbridge  for life from taking part inm all football-related activities (administrative, sports and any other) at national and international …

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GFA implement match coordination centre for GPL

THE GHANA Football Association (GFA) implemented the match coordination centre for this weekend’s Ghana Premier League (GPL) Match day one games. The match coordination centre had on-site staff at all GPL matches who liaise with staff of the Association at its command centre tasked to ensure that all GFA media, …

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