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Poomsae taekwando referee course begins

File photo: Members of the Ghana Taekwondo Federation (GTF)

THE GHANA Taekwondo Federation (GTF) on Monday began a Poomsae referee course on Monday at the Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium. The course, to be conducted by a Ghanaian International Master Taekwondo Poomsae Referee Instructor who is based in Australia, will end on Wednesday. “We have started early …

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Beach soccer president lobbies Sports Minister designate

Yaw Ampofo Ankrah

THE PRESIDENT of the Ghana Beach Soccer Association (GBSA), Yaw Ampofo Ankrah, has sent a message of congratulations to Youth and Sports Minister-designate, Mr. Isaac Asiamah. Making a presentation at a Youth Motivation Camp in Cape Coast, the GBSA president said beach soccer is one of the fastest-growing sports in …

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Black Stars play Uzbekistan giants Bunyodkor today

Andre Dede Ayew in action

ANNETTE S. YEBOAH GHANA PLAY a friendly against Uzbekistan giants Bunyodkor today. The Black Stars will be playing the Asian side in Dubai. The four-time Africa champions will play the friendly in preparation for next week’s Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. Coach Avram Grant’s side will play the match …

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Fatau Dauda replaces injured Adam Kwarasey in Black Stars AFCON squad

Adam Kwarasey (left) and Fatau Dauda

Enyimba FC goalie Fatau Dauda has confirmed that he has received a call-up to join the Black Stars at their pre-AFCON camp in the United Arab Emirates. Dauda in an interview with Citi FM said he received an invite today from the national team selectors to join the team in …

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Beach soccer association needs to do homework well — Mr Frimpong

ANNETTE S. YEBOAH A FORMER founding member of Ghana Beach Soccer Association, Mr Albert Frimpong, has said that the association needs to do its home work well if it wants the national beach soccer team, the Black Sharks, to sparkle in future tournaments. In an interview with the DAILY HERITAGE …

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Ghana to host World Taekwondo Championship

Taekwondo kids practising skills being taught by Korean instructors

THE WORLD Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has given approval to the Ghana Taekwondo Federation (GTF) to organise a WTF-ranked international championship in August 2017. The President of the GTF, Frederick Lartey Otu, who made his debut as an international Taekwondo referee at the Grand Prix in Azerbaijan, disclosed this on his …

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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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