Sports in Ghana and Worldwide
The Black Stars of Ghana have qualified for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
This was disclosed in a statement released by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Monday, 3 December 2018 following a decision by the football governing body on Friday.
This follows the disqualification of Sierra… Continue reading
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has confirmed his retirement from playing, ending “an amazing 20 years”.
The Ivory Coast striker, 40, had two spells at Chelsea, scoring 164 goals in 381 games and winning four Premier Leagues and the 2012 Champions League.
He spent the last 18 months of his career… Continue reading
The five-man shortlist for the 2018 BBC African Footballer of the Year award has been announced.
This year’s nominees are Medhi Benatia (Morocco), Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Thomas Partey (Ghana) and Mohamed Salah (Egypt).
The vote opened on Saturday, 17 November at 19:00 GMT and closes on Sunday,… Continue reading
Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew marked his return to the Ghana national team with a brace in the Black Stars 2-0 win over Ethiopia in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday afternoon.
Ayew made his return to Kwesi Appiah’s side for the first time since featuring… Continue reading
The consultant, architect Akita, who worked on the New Edubiase Sports Stadium which has come under contention for untraceable source of funding, has revealed the project was to enhance the National Democratic Congress’s chance in the 2016 general elections in the area.
“It was meant to enhance the chances… Continue reading
The investigative piece of the ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas on football dubbed ‘Number 12’ which was premiered June this year has given birth to several results with sanction being slapped on culprits by governing football bodies including FIFA.
The exposé by Africa’s ace controversial brought about several reforms… Continue reading
Inaki William, a Ghanaian born Spanish has chosen to play for Spain instead of Ghana and Ghanaians are very happy about his decision to shun Ghana.
They say it will be waste of his time to play for an ungrateful country like Ghana, Ghanaians told him in rejection of their… Continue reading
Real Madrid beats English club, Manchester United and rivals Barcelona to become the richest club in the world.
After winning a third consecutive Champions League in May – to take their tally to 13 – the Galacticos banked revenues of an astonishing £659m in 2017-18.… Continue reading
Former Black Stars defender John Paintsil has rejected claims he is indebted to ex-teammate Derek Boateng to the tune of $20,000.
Boateng, the retired midfielder, has sued Paintsil in bid to retrieve the cash which the latter purportedly borrowed from him while at the national team camp during the South… Continue reading
Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has named his 21-man squad for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to Kenya in Nairobi.
Midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah makes a return to the team after a long absence whilst Royal Antwerp forward William Owusu Acheampong gets a maiden call-up.
Beginning September 3,… Continue reading