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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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Nkansah expresses hope in Black Stars

Mr. Abraham Nkansah - President of Die Hard Supporters Union of Ghana

THE PRESIDENT of Die Hard Supporters Union of Ghana, Abraham Nkansah, also known in the sporting circle as ‘Apirigu Chaka Pama’, believes that the senior national male team, the Black Stars, can turn things around to qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup competition to be stage in Russia. In an …

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Cote d’ Ivoire maul Black Sharks 5-0

Black Sharks of Ghana

YAW AMPOFO ANKRAH BLACK SHARKS of Ghana suffered a demoralising 5-0 defeat in Nigeria at the hands of 2016 Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations Championship favourites Cote d’ Ivoire courtesy goalkeeping crisis. A head injury to first choice keeper Adjei Sowah forced him out of the game after 10 …

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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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