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 Super Falcons march to Buhari’s villa

Mr Kyari meets with the players who are led by team captain Rita Chikwelu (second from right)

THE NIGERIAN women’s football team, the Super Falcons, have protested outside the National Assembly in the capital, Abuja, over the non-payment of their allowances by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), The Punch newspaper reports. The team have refused t o leave a hotel in Abuja since returning from Cameroun, where …

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Dogboe puts world title bid on hold …Takes 2 more warm-up fights

Dogboe expresses joy after victory over Aristule

GHANA’S ISAAC ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe will take at least two more ‘warm-up’ fights before considering a possible shot at the world title, father and trainer of the Ghanaian boxer, Paul Dogboe,  has said. The undefeated Dogboe (16-0, 10 KOs) scored a round seven knockout victory over Julian Evaristo Aristule of …

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Everest retains GACA Invitational Tournament

Cricket Everest jubilating after being crowned champions

ANNETTE S. YEBOAH EVEREST CRICKET Club retained the Greater Accra Cricket Association (GACA) Invitational Tournament title after defeating rivals BGC Cricket Club in the finals yet again on Sunday. They eased through to the victory with nine wickets, after scoring 87 runs, for one wicket in 15.3 overs in the …

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Football Endowment Fund to be launched next year — Nyantakyi

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi

THE PRESIDENT of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi has disclosed at the Ordinary Congress held on Monday that the much talked about Football Endowment Fund would be launched next year. Speaking at a packed Congress made up of Football clubs representatives and observers including the media at the  …

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Beach volleyball star hails Ghana peace tournament

Jonathan Scott speaking to the media

ANNETTE S. YEBOAH A GHANAIAN beach volleyball star based in Germany, Jonathan Scott, has commended Isaac Barnes for his vision and dedication to the sport and for organising Beach Volleyball Peace Tournament at Laboma Beach Soccer Arena in Accra. Scott, who attended the event as the special guest, said the …

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Thumb-printed ballot papers are fake- COP Boakye

One of the thumb-printed ballot paper retrieved from the lodge

The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, COP Nathan Kofi Boakye has revealed that the purported ballot papers found at the Madison Lodge in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital are fake. COP Boakye in an address to the media, said the Regional Director of the Electoral Commission had inspected the said papers and …

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Great Counsellor  win  2nd edition of Taekwondo Video Contest

Great Counsellor Taekwondo School Club receiving their prize from the Korean ambassador in Accra

ANNETTE S. YEBOAH GREAT COUNSELLOR Taekwondo School Club from Tema beat four strong contenders to clinch victory in the second edition of the Taekwondo video contest held at the Silver Birds Cinema at Accra Mall. Their video was adjudged the best out of 41 videos submitted to the Korean Embassy …

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Fana ready to box Tagoe

Emmanuel Tagoe

SOUTH AFRICA’S Mzonke Fana (48-10, 16 K0s) has arrived ahead of his IBF Junior Lightweight bout with Ghana’s Emmanuel Tagoe (26-1, 6 KOs) in Accra tomorrow. Mzonke, popularly known as ‘The Rose of Khayelitsha’, replaced Argentina’s Saucedo after he failed to travel for the bout. He once held the International …

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Abuse, poor pay – the reality of African footballers

Many young Africans dream of becoming the next Samuel Eto'o

A MAJOR survey into global football shows that life for the vast majority of African footballers is a far cry from the glitz and glamour of those lucky enough to play in the world’s top leagues, writes Piers Edwards. The International Federation of Professional Footballers (Fifpro), a trade union of …

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Chief donates jerseys, trophies to schools

The chief presenting a jersey to one of the schools

MUNTALLA INUSAH | muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THE CHIEF of Berekuso, Nana Oteng Korankye II has presented four sets of jerseys and trophies to support this year’s Kitase Zonal Sports Association’s Inter School games at Berekuso. The 4th Annual Inter-schools games, including athletics for both the primary and Junior high schools, saw Konkonuru …

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