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October 11, 2018 6:30 AM Accra Sports Stadium pitch ready for AWCON 2018

The Accra Sports Stadium pitch is ready for the Africa Women Cup of Nations to be hosted in the country. The stadium, which is being renovated for the competition is almost done but the playing surface is 100% completed for the games. The other venue for the tournament, the Cape Coast stadium is also in great shape for the 11th edition of the Women's 840 1

October 11, 2018 5:42 AM Ghana Rugby Eagles management cautions against unrealistic expectations

The management and coaching team of the Ghana National Rugby Team, the Ghana Eagles, has cautioned fans and supporters to be realistic in their expectations for the Rugby Africa 2018 Men’s Sevens Tournament that will be held in Monastir, Tunisia on 13 and 14 October 2018. Mr Hebert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, said that the team’s 757

April 1, 2018 1:34 PM Japan thrash Black Queens 7-1

Japan completed its preparation for the Women’s Asian Cup in emphatic style Sunday with a 7-1 victory over the Black Queens of Ghana in an international friendly. With an eye on her lineups for the April 6-20 tournament in Jordan, coach Asako Takakura made multiple changes throughout the match against the Black Queens, including bringing veteran forward 644

March 24, 2018 2:49 PM Coutinho scores as Brazil thrash World Cup hosts Russia in friendly

Brazil scored three goals in 13 minutes to ease past World Cup hosts Russia in a friendly in Moscow. After a goalless first half, Miranda opened the scoring at the Luzhniki Stadium, which will host seven matches at this summer’s tournament including the final. Philippe Coutinho scored a penalty for Brazil’s second before Paulinho headed in a third from close 160

March 23, 2018 10:22 AM Ghana to officially launch 2018 Women’s AFCON today

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) will today [Friday] officially launched the 13th Edition of the Total African Women’s Cup of Nations in Accra, the biennial international football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The launch, expected to take place at the Alisa Hotel will be ably represented by Government officials 127

March 14, 2018 9:45 AM Indian Wells: Serena Williams ‘should have been top seed’ – Halep

Serena Williams should have been given top seeding at Indian Wells on her return from the birth of her daughter, says world number one Simona Halep. Williams has no official ranking after spending a year off court, which means she cannot be seeded for WTA events. However, she can gain entry to eight tournaments in 12 months – including two Grand Slams 126

March 13, 2018 4:28 PM Black Queens to be rewarded with $32,000 after WAFU triumph

The government has announced a reward package of $32,000 for the players of Ghana’s female national team, the Black Queens, for winning the WAFU Zone B tournament held in Cote d’Ivoire last month. Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo’s team defeated host Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in the final to secure the victory. Speaking at the ‘Meet the Press’ session in Accra on Tuesday 127

December 1, 2017 4:29 PM Egypt face hosts Russia, Nigeria drawn with Argentina in 2018 World Cup

Six-time African Champions, Egypt have been drawn to face hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay in Group A at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Morocco who beat Ivory Coast to make it to the tournament will face a huge task of making it out of their group after they were drawn against European Champions Portugal and Spain who have won the World Cup in 2010. Senegal 70

November 22, 2017 5:40 PM Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra 82

November 1, 2017 6:04 PM Former Ghana & Ajax midfielder Yakubu dies

BENGALURU - Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday 217