The President of the Ghana Olympic Committee(GOC), Ben Nunoo Mensah says he will take a careful consideration into the Martha Bissah issue and liaise with the Youth and Sports Ministry to revoke her ban.
The Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, says his outfit will embark on a massive sports development this year, starting with a hunt for football talents to make good use of the numerous artificial pitches constructed within the metropolis.
Three prolific volleyball players of the ELWAK Wings Volleyball team have appealed to the Minister for Gender, Children and Women’s Affairs, Sarah Adjwoa Safo and the chairperson of the Women in Sports Commission of Ghana, Elizabeth Safoa King, to help finance their trip to Burkina Faso to participate in the International Volleyball Tournament (TIV) for slated for May 25 and 30.
British boxer Prince Patel has declared his intention to beat Julius Kisarawe of Tanzania when they clash on March 27 in Accra to land a shot at the WBO Africa title held by former two-time world bantamweight champion Joseph Agbeko.
Big-spending Ghana Premier League side, Legon Cities say they have no regrets over their decision to sign former Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan despite the player's failure to make an impact on the pitch.
The Director of Coaching Education for the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Professor Kwame Mintah, has recounted with displeasure how some clubs have reneged on their financial obligations towards their players and coaches and which is having adverse effect on their performance.
NEWLY-appointed head coach of Medeama, Yaw Preko, is anticipating a highly competitive second round of the Ghana Premier League because of some exciting games witnessed during the first round.
Before his appointment early this month, Preko worked as a stop-gap coach for Great Olympics when their head coach Annor Walker was hospitalised during which the Wonder Club were undefeated in four matches, including masterminding a famous 2-0 victory against Hearts of Oak.
He believes the quality of play has improved with the players also showing a lot of improvement compared to the early stages of the league.
''In the beginning it [overall performance] was a bit down and some of the boys were a bit jittery and were not in shape, which was normal; but before the end of the first round, I saw quality players and competitive matches in each and every club so we’re hoping to enjoy good football even at some of the centres with bad pitches, if they are fixed,'' Preko told the Graphic Sports on the sidelines of a workshop by coaches to review the first half of the league.
In his assessment of the first round, the 46-year-old Preko blamed poor officiating as one thing that must be corrected before the resumption of the second round to make the competition more competitive.
''Majority of the referees are up and coming and they are struggling a little bit but they are doing their best. They will correct their mistakes from what they did from the first half of the season and the second half they will come out much stronger so we are expecting much better officiating in the second round,'' said Preko, who previously coached Hearts of Oak as a stop-gap coach, worked as an assistant coach of Inter Allies and later handled Nigerian topflight side, Ifeanyi Ubah.
Preko, who played briefly for Hearts in the early 1990s before enjoying his best playing years in Europe, said he was envisaging a more competitive league in the second round as cl
Exactly a year ago today, sporting activities were brought to their knees when President Akufo Addo announced the suspension of all sporting activities following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
The Director of Coaching Education at the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Prof. Joseph Kwame Mintah, has called on national team coaches to maintain the succession plan of players in order to help deliver laurels for the country.