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Amartey to wear No.18 at Leicester

DANIEL AMARTEY has been handed the number 18 jersey at Leicester City ahead of the new season. Former record signing Ahmed Musa, who wore the number 7 shirt last season, takes over the no.13 one from the Ghana defender. The English Premier League side  have announced the squad numbers for …

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GBA president calls for more promotions, education in boxing

GHANA BOXING Authority (GBA) President, Lawyer Peter Zwennes, has commended the 101 boxing ring officials, boxers and media men who participated in the one-day seminar organized by internationally acclaimed referee Tony Weeks from the United States of America (USA). Zwennes, who was impressed with the knowledge and output of the …

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World Cup winner searches for club on LinkedIn

CRISTIAN ZACCARDO managed to win the World Cup with Italy in 2006, but the 35-year-old is struggling to find a new club. After his Serie B side Vincenza was relegated after last season, the former Italy international is looking for a new team via social media network LinkedIn. The full-back wrote …

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Ghana U-12 baseball team beat Burkina Faso

THE GHANA U12 baseball team have began their performance in the Francophone  African Baseball championship hosted by Ivory Coast on a good start with 16 runs to 1 against Burkina Faso. Ghana is one of four countries participating in this year’s competition with the remaining side being Europe’s France. Baseball …

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Gyan tips Tagoe to beat Mendez

Emmanuel Tagoe

BY PRINCE DORNU GHANA’S EMMANUEL ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe (27-1, 13 KOs) will make mincemeat of former IBF super featherweight champion, Argenis Mendez (24-5-1, 12 KOs) of the Dominican Republic when the duo clash in Accra for Tagoe’s IBO Lightweight world title on August 26, according to Asamoah Gyan, manager and …

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Deaflympics team begs Prez Nana Addo for air tickets to Turkey

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH THE GHANA Deaflympics Team is appealing to the President of the republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to help them secure air tickets for the team to enable them to leave Ghana for the World Deaflympics in Turkey. President of the Ghana Deaf Sports Federation, Mr Jonathan …

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Spain FA boss Villar, son arrested in corruption investigation

SPANISH FA president Angel Maria Villar and his son, former CONMEBOL executive Gorka Villar, and three other men have been arrested as part of an anti-corruption investigation. A spokesman for Spain’s Guardia Civil told The Associated Press that police agents had raided the offices of the Real Federacion Espanola de …

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Toure set for coaching role at Celtic

KOLO TOURE could be mentored by Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers as he learns the coaching trade during another season with the Scottish champions. Toure, 36, made nine league appearances last term as part of the Celtic side that went unbeaten throughout the campaign en route to lifting the title. Now …

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I’m better than Boye – ‘Taller’

CAPTAIN OF Ghana’s Dwarf football team, Yaw ‘Taller’ Baah, claims he is a better player than senior internationals John Boye and Daniel Amartey. The Black Giants are currently in camp preparing for next month’s World Dwarf Games in Ontairo, Canada. He told ZTV  Sports: “I am far better than John …

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‘Game Boy’ is my next target – Lamptey

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD Ghanaian boxer, Enoch Lamptey, has thrown a challenge to his former colleague, Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe, after his undercard bout this Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra. Lamptey, who is billed to fight under the Rising Star Africa Promotion, told …

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