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ATHLETICS: Ghana name team for 2019 African Games

US-based Flings Owusu Agyapong, Gemima Acheampong, Persis Williams Mensah and Sean Sarfo-Antwi are among 16 Athletes named for this year’s African games in Morocco.

$1.28m approved as Ghana’s budget for 2019 African Games
  • Aug 13, 2019

Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and the National Sports Authority (NSA) has approved a budget of approximately $1.28m for team Ghana’s participation at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco. According to the

GFA extra-ordinary congress rescheduled for September 5
  • Aug 12, 2019

The Normalization Committee of the Ghana Football Association have rescheduled its annual extra-ordinary congress to Thursday September 5.  A statement reads: The Normalisation Committee of the GFA, in its quest to fully comply with relevant provisions of the Statutes of

NC forwards concerns of major stakeholders to FIFA – Draft statutes likely to be modified
  • Aug 9, 2019

The Ghana FA Normalisation Committee has presented major concerns expressed by football stakeholders in the West African country to the world's football governing body - FIFA, for consideration. The FIFA ad hoc body consulted major football stakeholders on the

GFA Extra-ordinary Congress scheduled for August 19
  • Aug 8, 2019

The Ghana Football Association will hold its annual Congress on Monday August 19 at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra. The event is to officially pave way for the 2019/20 season to begin. Domestic football activities thus the

Kenyan side Gor Mahia fails to register Ghana’s Francis Afriyie for CAF Champions League
  • Aug 8, 2019

Ghanaian attacker Francis Afriyie will not play a part in Gor Mahia’s CAF Champions League game against Aigle Noir of Burundi on Sunday after the Kenyan side failed to complete his registration. The former Bechem United forward moved to

Grande Masters SC set to unearth football talents through justify-your-inclusion
  • Aug 8, 2019

Fast-rising Ghanaian lower-tier side Grande Masters Sporting Club is set to hold a justify your inclusion activity to unearth football talents in Sunyani. The exercise, which has been scheduled to commence on Monday August 12, 2019, is expected to

GFA NC engaging stakeholders on new statutes for football
  • Aug 7, 2019

The Ghana Football Association's Normalisation Committee has began consulting major football stakeholders on the country's new football statutes for governing the game in the West African country. The meeting is in line with the NC's roadmap for engaging stakeholders

African Sports Tourism Summit & Olympic Roundtable Ghana 2019 Gathers Momentum
  • Aug 6, 2019

The African Sports Tourism Summit & Olympic Roundtable which co-headlines the African Sports Tourism Week Ghana 2019 will witness the convergence of sports federations/commissions/councils, Olympic committees, tourism boards, tour operators and other stakeholders from both sports and tourism

Michael Essien appointed brand Ambassador for American beer company Budweiser
  • Aug 6, 2019

Michael Essien has been named as one of the brand Ambassadors for American-style pale lager beer Budweiser. The ex-Ghana star is among six ex-African players to help promote the brand on the continent with the “Be The King” campaign