This was confirmed at the last meeting of the GFA Executive Committee at the GFA Secretariat in Accra.
The Ghana Football Association has appointed Isaac Addo as the General Secretary of the Association.
This was confirmed at the last meeting of the GFA Executive Committee at the GFA Secretariat in Accra.
Hearts of Oak have won the Ghana@60 Anniversary Cup after they drew 0-0 at Asante Kotoko on Sunday in the return leg.
The Phobians had beaten Kotoko 3-1 on aggregate after the exciting first leg win at the Accra Sports Stadium on 1 May with goals from local stars Kwame Kizito, Thomas Abbey and Patrick Razak.
Cesar Juarez, the Mexican opponent of Ghana's Isaac 'Royal Storm' Dogboe has arrived in Ghana safely for the big fight scheduled for the the Bukom Boxing Arena on January 6, 2018.
He moved from the airport in Mexico City on Thursday to set off to Accra to land at the Kotoka International Airport aboard KLM flight at 19:50 GMT.
The ‘Madras Tiger’ Storms Ahead of World No. 1 to Clinch Gold at 2017 World Rapid Chess Championships
29th December 2017: Viswanathan Anand, 'The Tiger from Madras', victorious as the Inaugural 2017 King Salman World Open and Women’s Rapid Chess Championships reach halfway point.
In an effort to become a sporting hub and a beacon for change, Saudi Arabia welcomed players from 55 countries, among them 10 men and 11 women of world’s top players. The tournament has laid the foundation to be a memorable championship, with all competitors in a race to prove their strategic prowess, against some of the highest IQs in the world.
Ghana's Gerald Dah and Chinese opponent, Hu Haiwen both made the weight for tomorrow 30 December's Fight Time championship at Daye jing Stadium in Wuhan Province, China.
Dah came in at 66.9 kg and Wu scaled 70kg.
South Africa and Zimbabwe players have not only found the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup a great training ground but also an opportunity to make friends, as the event, which replicates a major tournament experience in terms of organization and playing facilities, brings together players from different parts of the world.
South Africa’s wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock reminisces the opportunities as a cricketer as well as the chance of developing friendships during the 2012 edition in Australia, as does his team-mate Aiden Markram, who led South Africa to their only title in the following edition in the United Arab Emirates.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka players consider the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup as the best possible opportunity for cricketers to hone their skills as they approach senior-level cricket and advise them to grab every chance at the upcoming edition of the tournament, which showcases future stars every two years.
Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal, who played along with Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan, and pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman, whose batch included Mehedi Hasan and Mosaddek Hossain, take pride in their respective sides, which they feel competed well against the best.
“The Joy was UNIMAGINABLE for me on Saturday at the DJ Hathiramani Sports Hall after WINNING the National Table Tennis Championship, the ‘Chairman’s Cup 2017’
“My greatest appreciation goes to God Almighty for how far he has brought me.
My second thanks goes to the OIC of Sports, Ghana Immigration Service DC Samuel Ayer, the executives of the Ghana Table Tennis Federation especially the president Mr. Mawuko Afadzinu of STANBIC Bank, Derrydean Dadzie (CEO of Dream Oval LTD, providers of Slydepay Mobile App), Engineer Samuel Dei(CEO Malas Cold Store), Mr. Jason Onyame (CEO Divine travel & tour), Lawyer Christopher King(Kings Royal Hotel),Mr. Charles Tachie-Menson (Chairman Tesano TT Spinners Club) and the great Pipiro Mr. Divine Nkrumah for their love and support to table tennis in Ghana.
6 Ike Diogu (NGR) - Nigeria v Tunisia, 2017 FIBA AfroBasket Final Round, Tunis(TUN), Final, 16 September 2017
DALLAS (FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers) - As Nigeria look to qualify for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China, team captain Ike Diogu reaffirmed his passion to play for his parents' country.
World rated Super featherweight contender, Rafael Mensah, has sealed a deal with Don King Promotions towards an upcoming world title fight.
A contractual agreement reached between Landmark Promotions, managers of Mensah and Don King Promotions stipulates that the Bukom boxer faces off with Puerto Rican, Jose Luis Martinez Machado, between January 27 and March 2018.
Austin Waugh and Thando Ntini will look to display their potential in the tournament.
Austin Waugh: “I’m aiming to test myself against the best players from around the world. I want to make the most of my potential and see how far it can take me”
Thando Ntini: “I started playing cricket in the passages of hotels with the Proteas as a three-year-old. My father played, so I followed in his footsteps”
Rahul, Sharma, Chahal and Kusal Perera among those to gain in latest update.
Australia opener Aaron Finch and Pakistan left-arm spinner Imad Wasim are the top-ranked batsman and bowler, respectively, in the latest MRF Tyres ICC T20I Player Rankings which were updated after the series between India and Sri Lanka that the home side won 3-0 in Mumbai on Sunday.
Thirty-two (32) match officials have been selected to officiate matches at the impending the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Morocco 2018.
The list is made up of 16 Referees and 16 Assistant Referees representing 27 Member Associations. The CAF Referees Committee also selected seven match officials to operate as Video Assistant Referees (VAR’s) which will be debuted on the continent at the tournament.
Public vote for African Player of the Year, Africa’s Finest XI opens 24 December
For the first time, football fans and the general public have been given the opportunity to have a say in the selection process for the African Player of the Year and the Africa’s Finest XI.
Public voting for the two categories will be opened on Sunday, 24 December 2017.
Former Under 19 players discuss their experiences playing in past U19 CWC editions.
The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup provides the experience of playing in a top-level international competition to participants and its importance is felt most by cricketers from the associate sides. Afghanistan and Ireland are now full members, but their players too have found this tournament very useful over the years.
MTN GHANA LAUNCHES BROADBAND SERVICES
MTN, Ghana’s leading Telecommunications Company in voice and data services has launched its fibre broadband service in Accra. MTN Fibre Broadband service provides high-speed internet access and can facilitate live streaming of online TV channels or Video on Demand, home and office automation including security services, among others.
The President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Ben Nunoo Mensah has sent warm greetings to heads of Sports Federations and Associations on the season of Christmas.
According to Ben Nunoo Mensah who is also President of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF), the celebration of Christmas was necessary, and a time to reflect on the past and plan for a better future.
Sierra Leone Athletics emerges from the cold with a successful Boxing Day Track & Field Championships in Freetown
3 Days of competitions which started on Saturday December 23rd and ended on Tuesday December 26th in grand style has been touted by fans and watchers from within Sierra Leone and around the world as a resoundingly successful event.
This bodes well for the Sierra Leone Athletics Association (SLAA) which till the latter part of this year had been wallowing in internal conflicts and other issues that had basically paralyzed it’s operations.
The inaugural King Salman World Open and Women’s Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships will begin on 25th December, held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the first time in history.
The event, running until 30th December, marks an important advance in Saudi Arabia’s mission to become a sporting hub capital and provides a refreshing inclusion of women in such high profile public events.
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 22, 2017 - This year has been very important for the FIVB. After an Olympic year in 2016, in which volleyball and beach volleyball were two of the most watched sports on the Olympic programme, we at the FIVB knew that it was crucial for us to continue growing our sport all over the world in 2017. We wanted to make volleyball more accessible for everyone, not only to play but also to watch live.
With hard work, dedication and great effort, we have strengthened considerably by revolutionising our sports presentation, bringing the game closer to spectators. Now we are launching the Volleyball Nations League, a competition equal for men and women which brings together the best nations in the world. This represents the biggest change to volleyball in the last 20 years!
4 Tracks - 4 Countries - Ice Cross - Ice Skating
Ice cross downhill is the fastest sport on skates. Take some of the best and toughest skaters in the world, a sizzling atmosphere, stunning surroundings, and thousands of square metres of frozen water. The result? Red Bull Crashed Ice! Athletes skate down a massive ice track filled with drops, hairpin turns, and gaps at speeds of up to 80 km/h. World Championship points are up for grabs at each of the stops and the competitor who skates through the season with the most points accumulated after the races is crowned World Champion.
LA Galaxy, D.C. United, LAFC focus on midfield contingent as they look to reach respective 2018 agreements with Carrasco, Veron and Mallace
NEW YORK (Thursday, December 21, 2017) – Three players were selected during Stage 2 of the 2017 MLS Re-Entry Draft on Thursday, with the LA Galaxy choosing midfielder Servando Carrasco with the top pick. The New York Red Bulls followed with the selection of winger Gonzalo Verón, and the Los Angeles Football Club picked midfielder Calum Mallace to cap off the draft.
All previous winners of the African Player of the Year since its inception by CAF in 1992 are expected to grace the Aiteo CAF Awards Gala 2017, scheduled for Thursday, 4 January 2018, at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana.
From Abedi Pele, winner of the maiden edition in 1992 through to Riyad Mahrez, crowned in 2016, the winners who represent various generations will be given prominence at the ceremony designed to celebrate the key stakeholders of African football.
Paris Saint-Germain Stars Wrap Up 2017 With Game on World’s First Floating Football Pitch in Doha.
The superstar players of Paris Saint-Germain ended 2017 with a stunning world first – a game on a floating football pitch during the club’s Qatar Winter Tour 2017 this week. The friendly game saw players including Neymar Jr, Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Thiago Silva, playing atop the pitch on the stunning waters of the Arabian Gulf against the dramatic backdrop of Doha’s glittering skyline.
The Bureau of the FIFA Council has today, 20 December 2017, decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Malian Football Association (FEMAFOOT) in accordance with article 8 paragraph 2 of the FIFA Statutes. The committee will be in charge of running the daily affairs of FEMAFOOT, reviewing the association’s statutes, identifying the legitimate delegates of the FEMAFOOT general assembly, and organising and conducting elections for a new FEMAFOOT executive committee, which should take place no later than 30 April 2018.