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• Coach Kobina Amissah — Confident

Football

Coach of Elmina Sharks, Kobina Amissah, has assured fans of the club that they will live up to expectation in the Ghana Premier League.

He says it is early days yet to draw conclusions on the performance of the team, explaining that inspite of having a few non-premiership players, majority of them have had stints in the GPL before and, therefore, he is working assiduously with his technical team to blend the materials at hand to produce the desired results.

Michael Essien

Football

Former Ghana international Michael Essien says he may sue Panathinaikos for compensation over their claims that he was unprofessional.

Jordan Ayew - Swansea City

Football

Ghanaian International, Jordan Ayew could be starting for Swansea as they head to the Stamford Bridge in anticipation of halting Chelsea in their Premier League fixture tomorrow.

The 25-year-old who switched to the Liberty Stadium during the January transfer window from Aston Villa has been praised by his manager, Paul Clement, to take over the footsteps of his senior brother, Andre Ayew who moved from the Swans to West Ham.

Coach Afranie

Football

“The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.”
— Czestaw Mitosz, The Issa Valley

With tears and deep emotion, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the football family tells the story of such a remarkable person as Coach Emmanuel Kwasi Afranie, now that he can no longer tell his story.

Premier League giants, Kumasi Asante Kotoko, will hope to bounce back to their winning ways at home when they welcome Bechem United to the Baba Yara Sports Stadium this afternoon.

Kotoko, are second on the log with 4 points from their first two league games after a 2-1 win over Liberty Professionals in their opening game and also secured a vital point against Chelsea in Berekum.

Abdul Razak — Primed for Stars job

Football

A Former Ghana midfield general, Abdul Karim Razak, has thrown a big challenge to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to be handed the Black Stars coaching job and promised to turn around the team’s fortunes, including an audacious vow to lead them to win the long-awaited fifth African title.

A press release signed by the General Secretary of the federation, Phillipina Frimpong, said the competition, dubbed, “Annual Tennis Festival”, will be institutionalised on the calendar of the association and will be open to corporate bodies, the diplomatic community and social tennis enthusiasts.

Sports News

The Ghana Tennis Federation (GTF) has put together a one-day tennis festival to commemorate Ghana’s 60th Independence Day anniversary on Saturday, March 4, at the tennis arena of the Accra Stadium.

Gerard Nus from Spain, who was the video analyst for the Stars during their campaign in Gabon

Sports News

A month after the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon, members of the technical team are yet to receive their quarter-final bonus, though that of the players have been paid.

Fred Osam Duodu and EK Afranie

Sports News

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana(SWAG) will join the football family as it gather to bid its final farewell to two respected coaches, Fred Osam Duodu and Emmanuel Kwasi Afranie.

Elmina Sharks’ Felix Addo (right) advances with the ball as Douglas Opoku closes in. Picture: EMMANUEL QUAYE

Sports News

A resilient Elmina Sharks side yesterday battled from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Accra Great Olympics at the Accra Sports Stadium. Joseph Mensah’s equalising goal in stoppage time proved decisive and left Coach Godwin Attram and his charges stunned as they appeared clueless in the entire second half, after Abel Manomey’s brace had put Olympics in a comfortable lead in the first half.

Fredrick Lartey Otu — Now an international taekwondo first class referee

Sports News

The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) has elevated Mr Frederick Lartey Otu, the President of the Ghana Taekwondo Federation (GTF) to the rank of a first class international taekwondo referee.

Prof. Francis Dodoo

Sports News

Ghana Athletics Federation (GAF) President, Prof. Francis Dodoo, says he is optimistic 800m runner Martha Bissah will run faster than her current time. The budding athlete earned the Most Outstanding Track Athlete honours at the MEAC Indoor Track & Field Championships last Saturday, winning two more gold medals in addition to two from earlier in the week as the Spartan women placed fourth at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex.

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The Ghana Shooting Sports Federation (GSSF) has sought to embark on a support drive for the sport ahead of the 2018 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

Samuel Ayer, (second from left) explaining a point to Professor Dodoo (right) and Mr Agbo-Kitcher (behind)

Athletics

The president of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), Professor Francis Dodoo, has stressed the need for much collaboration among athletics coaches across the regions for the betterment of the sport.

The Executive Board of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) is funding a four-month training programme to enable a member of the Black Cranes, Christian Amoah, to train at the Kinesiology and Health Science Department of the Louisiana State University (LSUS) in Shreveport.

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Honourable Isaac Kwame Asiamah has reiterated the government’s commitment to ensure that all recognized sporting disciplines in the country receive equal support in furtherance of national sports development.

Joseph Agbeko

Boxing

Former two-time IBF bantamweight champion of the world, Joseph King Kong Agbeko, returns to the ring on February 4 when he takes on highly rated Kid Galahad on the under card of the Eubank Jnr vrs Quilan clash at the Olympia, London, UK.

A sex tape featuring Amir Khan has been leaked to a porn site (Picture: Rex)

Boxing

A sex tape featuring Amir Khan has been leaked to a major porn site. An explicit video is believed to show the Olympic silver medallist performing a sex act while on Skype with a model.

 

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