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GFA to Consider Sacking Chris Hughton on Friday

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) would, on Friday, November 2023, decide on the future of Black Stars coach Chris Hughton. The decision to part company with Hughton was taken after Ghana’s feckless performance against Mexico and the USA last month during the international friendly matches. The leadership of the football governing […]

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Kurt Okraku Re-elected as President of Ghana Football Association

Kurt Okraku Re-elected as President of Ghana Football Association with Overwhelming Support In the GFA Congress held on Thursday, October 5, 2023, in Tamale, Northern region, Kurt Okraku secured his re-election as the President of the Ghana Football Association. Notably, he stood unopposed, and the one hundred and twenty (120) delegates in attendance overwhelmingly voted […]

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Mfantsipim Boys’ Senior High School Triumphs Over Adisadel College in Sports Competition

Mfantsipim Boys Senior High School showed supremacy once again to beat Adisadel College in the 2023 edition of the Mfantsipim-Adisadel Fun Day Games. The games, which returned for the first time this year after five years of no-show, were held at the Burma Camp Sports Complex. The annual event is geared towards bringing old boys […]

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Ghanaian Sprinter Benjamin Azamati Pulls Out of 2023 World Athletics Championships

Due to an injury, Benjamin Azamati, the renowned Ghanaian sprinter, has made the difficult decision to withdraw from the highly anticipated 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The confirmation of his withdrawal came through an official statement released on Sunday, August 6, 2023, merely 13 days before the championship’s commencement. Azamati, who holds the […]

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CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe Encourages African Women’s World Cup Teams to Emulate Moroccan Men’s Success

Dr. Patrice Motsepe, the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has shared an uplifting message with the African countries participating in the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand. In his address, Dr. Motsepe encouraged the African teams to draw inspiration from the remarkable feat achieved by Moroccan men, […]

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Coach Andrew Owusu Calls for Increased Investment in Athlete Development

Andrew Owusu, the Athletics coach, is advocating for increased government investment in athletics and athlete development to achieve better results. He supports the current practice of sending academically talented local athletes to the USA on scholarships to join the collegiate athletics system. However, this practice has faced criticism for its failure to produce as many […]

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Greater Accra Region Wins 2023 National Hockey Championship

The 2023 National Hockey Championship witnessed a remarkable performance from the Greater Accra region, as they secured the ultimate victory in both the men’s and women’s divisions. The exhilarating four-day event took place from the 7th to the 11th of May 2023 at the Paa Joe Sports Stadium in Kumasi, hosted by the Kwame Nkrumah […]

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Black Stars: Talking Points from Ghana’s AFCON Qualifiers against Angola

During the March international break, Chris Hughton began his tenure as Black Stars’ head coach by overseeing Ghana’s matches against Angola in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier doubleheader. Here are five key observations from those games: Baba Rahman appears to have solidified his position as Ghana’s first-choice left-back, particularly after Gideon Mensah’s […]

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Chris Hughton prioritizes winning over ‘beautiful football’ as new Black Stars boss

Chris Hughton, the new head coach of Ghana’s national football team, the Black Stars, has emphasized the importance of winning over playing attractive football. Speaking at his unveiling in Kumasi, Hughton stated that his priority is to lead the team to success and bring home silverware for the country, which has not won a major […]

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Former Sports Minister jailed 7 days for contempt over land

A former Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr Mustapha Ahmed, has been sentenced to seven days imprisonment by the Accra High Court (Financial and Economic Crime Division 2), for contempt of court. On June 12, 2019, the court in a judge­ment, granted perpetual injunction restrain­ing the former minister, then the defendant, from trespassing on land, but […]

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