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FIFA considering merging men’s, women’s U17, U20 W/Cups

ENGLAND MIGHT be the first and last team to be holders of the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups.  FIFA is looking to merge the tournaments won last year by English youth players to create a 48-team competition, emulating the expansion of the main World Cup. Officials are exploring the merits …

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All about goalball

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH SOME GHANAIAN critics of goalball are learning that players of goalball need to perform in silence and not make noise. The DAILY HERITAGE caught up with the captain of the national goalball team, Golden Rollers, Nina Efedina Okorafor, yesterday for a sit-down interview about the goalball …

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Odoom confirms Hearts of Oak deputy coaching job

FORMER COACH of Tema Youth, Edward Nii Odoom has confirmed that he will deputise for Henry Wellington at Hearts of Oak ahead of the upcoming 2017/18 Ghana Premier League season. Head coach of the club, Frank Nuttal is currently under suspension for unsporting and unethical behaviour, which contradicted the club’s …

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Ghana FA given leeway to start league as court throws out Olympics’ application for interlocutory injunction

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been given a massive leeway to start the Ghana Premier League after an Accra High Court threw out Accra Great Olympics’ application for an interlocutory injunction on the league and congress. The start of the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League was thrown into massive state …

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Ghanaian sports journalist Juliet Bawuah interviews FIFA prez

GHANAIAN SPORTS Journalist, Juliet Bawuah, over the weekend interviewed President of the world football governing body, Gianni Infantino, on the sidelines of the FIFA Summit in Mauritania. The interview, which has since aired on local television and radio in Mauritania, and soon to air across the rest of Africa all …

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Five things Kotoko should do to win in Congo

BY EMMANUEL ASANTE ATTAKORA CONGOLESE CLUB Athlétique Renaissance Aiglon Brazzaville (CARA) will today host  Asante Kotoko in the second leg in the preliminary round of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederations Cup in Congo. Kotoko beat CARA by a lone goal, in the first leg at the Baba Yara …

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Ghana Amputee Football team will be in Mexico

THE GHANA Amputee Football Association has indicated the country’s intention to participate in this year’s Amputee Football World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico. In a statement issued by the General Secretary of the Association, Theodore Mawuli Viwotor, in Accra, the Association disclosed that, “we have received an official invitation from the …

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Ghanaian athletes need to change mindset – Sports Pundit

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH SPORTS PUNDIT, Mr Isaac Mensah has urged Ghanaian athletes to change their mindset in order to get all the needed help to excel in their fields. Mr Mensah said this to the DAILY HERITAGE in Accra on Saturday when the executives of World Amateur Body Building …

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GBA to sanction disobedient boxers

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH THE GHANA Boxing Authority (GBA) President, lawyer Peter Zwennes has promised to punish licensed boxers who put the name of Ghana boxing into disrepute. He made those comments at a press conference to announce the next world title bout of Isaac Dogboe. The announcement was made …

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Ghana badminton team’s W/Cup hope quashed

GHANA BADMINTON team’s quest to win gold  and also qualify to the world badminton championship in Thailand in May this year has been butchered as they failed to make the mark in the just ended African Badminton Championship in Algeria. The Ghanaian side hit a snag when they lost to …

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