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Black Queens captain blasts Ghanaian media

Black Queens captain Elizabeth Addo

THE CAPTAIN of the female senior soccer team the Black Queens, Elizabeth Addo has criticised the Ghanaian media for paying no attention to the various female national teams in the country. Speaking in an interview with Bechem-based After2 Radio, the captain said “It is sometimes sad and disheartening how the …

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Coach Asare instructs boxing course in Sierra Leone

Coach Asare instructs boxing course in Sierra Leone

VETERAN GHANAIAN boxing trainer, Mr. Ofori Asare, arrived in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, on Thursday to conduct the AIBA (world amateur boxing governing body) boxing coaching course for One-Star certification. The former Ghana amateur boxing team coach has started supervising the training of a number of aspiring boxing …

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Ghana’s female national soccer teams to stage a street protest today

The female team

  THE THREE female national teams have resolved to hit the street in massive demonstration over mistreatment and unpaid bonuses. The Black Queens, Black Princesses and Black Maidens have not received some monies due them for qualifying and participating in international competitions in recent years. The Black Queens finished third …

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Ghana’s Ampofo Ankrah gets WABSU appointment

Mr Yaw Ampofo Ankrah

THE NEWLY formed West African Beach Soccer Union (WABSU) has appointed Ghana’s Yaw Ampofo Ankrah to head the media, communications and branding department of the body. This was confirmed on Sunday evening following a post-tournament meeting of executive and founders. Ampofo Ankrah is widely regarded as the man who brought …

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Emmanuel Quartey for Commonwealth title Feb 4

Ghana's Emmanuel ‘Akufo-Addo’ Quartey

GHANA’S EMMANUEL ‘Akufo-Addo’ Quartey says the postponement of his bid for the Commonwealth super bantamweight title against reigning champ, Gama Yafai of England, has not affected his focus and ambition ahead of the new fight date of February 4, 2017, live on Sky Sports. Quartey (20-2, 19 KOs) was scheduled to …

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Nigeria government wants audit of football federation

Solomon Dalung

  NIGERIA’S SPORTS minister Solomon Dalung has called for a “reputable audit” of the country’s football federation. It comes over claims of irregularities in the use of FIFA grants. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has denied claims by Dalung that there is $802,000 (£656,500) unaccounted for in its accounts. The …

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GMF school members, sports journalists at golf trials

A registered golfer going through some trials cum training

THE GHANA Mini-golf Federation (GMF) on Saturday held free trials for  registered members and field training for sports journalists in the rules and guidelines governing the sport at the Marvels Mini-golf Club in Accra ahead of the mini-golf league which will be kicked off from Saturday January 14, 2017. The …

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Germany-based Ghanaian athlete banned 4 years for doping

Sprinter Tim Abeyie

TIM ABEYIE has been banned from athletics for the next four years for his involvement in doping. A statement released by the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) said “Consistent with rules governing doping violations of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), …

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Mills catches Premier League clubs’ attention

Ismaila Mills

ISMAILA MILLS is a quite defender whose aim is to play professional football in Europe or America, but wants to taste the local Premiership before moving out. He graduated from the Mamprobi Liberty Babies Colts and also featured for Cedabs Babies before moving to the Eastern Region to play for …

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Drogba calls for changes to African footballers’ working conditions

Cote D’ Ivoire football legend Didier Drogba

COTE D’ IVOIRE football legend Didier Drogba has called for change to improve working conditions of professional footballers in Africa. Drogba, 38, is the honorary president of the African division of FIFPro, the global professional footballers’ union. With the online publication of a map detailing the working conditions of footballers …

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