Despite losing the top spot of their Group D standings and facing a difficult away match to Ghana in the final of their 2014 World Cup qualifiers, Zambia legend Kalusha Bwalya is optimistic about their chances.
There are some very good reasons why Brazil and their fans have every right to be confident going into their second FIFA Confederations Cup match against Mexico in Fortaleza on Wednesday - 30 of them in fact.
When it comes to eye-catching exploits on the global stage, few African sides can match Ghana's pioneering pedigree. Most famously of all, the Black Stars fell tantalisingly short of becoming the first nation from the continent to reach the FIFA World Cup™ semi-finals, when only a last-gasp penalty missed by Asamoah Gyan denied them a spot in the last four at South Africa 2010.
Boxing in Ghana is set to receive a major boost this year following the vice-president of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA), Reginald Nii Hansen Thompson’s decision to put up a boxing academy in James Town in Accra.
Ghana’s Black Satellites are back in the chase for a second FIFA U-20 World Cup title in four years in Turkey with golden Sellas Tetteh in charge after missing the Colombia 2011 fiesta under former assistant coach Orlando Wellington.
Black Stars first choice goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda, is close to securing a deal with South African side, Orlando Pirates, with the shot stopper expected to undergo medicals today with the 1995 African champions today - Tuesday.
CCTV footage has shown the man who stole Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan’s $10,000 and Sulley Muntari’s expensive wrist watch from their hotel rooms while they were playing in a World Cup qualifier in Lesotho last Sunday.
One-time Ghana youth golf champion, Nicolo Catto, captured the headlines last Saturday as winner of the men’s Group A in a special competition played at the Tema Country Golf Club in honour of Vice Admiral Mathew Quarshie on his elevation as the Chief of the Defence Staff.
The President of Ghana Weightlifting Association, Ben Nunoo Mensah, has called for financial support from individuals, organisation and the Government to develop the sport and raise the level of performance in the country.