Local Football

NBA: Lakers and league great Jerry West dies at age 86

Jerry West, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame three times in a storied career as a player and executive and whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, died Wednesday morning at the age of 86, the LA Clippers announced. West was the third player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points, was an All-Star every year of...

My success at Sudan down to commitment of my players – Kwesi Appiah

Former Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah has credited the success of Sudan in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers to the dedication and commitment of his players. Under Appiah's leadership, the Falcons of Jediane have achieved three victories and one draw, with their latest triumph being a 3-0 away win against South Sudan. This impressive run of form has propelled Sudan to the top of Group B,...
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Newly appointed national youth team coaches are working without formal contracts. – Reports

The newly appointed coaches for Ghana's new youth national teams are working without formal contracts. As part of the Ghana Football Association's (GFA) strategy to...

GFA President Kurt Okraku inaugurates Regional Club Licensing Workshop in Accra

Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kurt Okraku kick-started the CAF Club Licensing Regional Workshop in Accra on Monday, May 20, 2024. Stressing the significance of...

Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif calls for safe sporting environments on May 9th Remembrance Day

On Thursday, May 9th, 2024, Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif, issued a statement on the occasion of the May 9th Remembrance...

Accra Sports Stadium hosts a solemn remembrance event for May 9 stadium disaster victims

The Ministry of Youth and Sports, in partnership with the National Sports Authority, convened a solemn remembrance at the Accra Sports Stadium on Thursday,...

It’s about time Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko own their stadium – Bashir Hayford

Heart of Lions coach, Bashir Hayford has issued a stern warning to Kotoko and Hearts of Oak, advising them to prioritize acquiring their own...

Laryea Kingston confirmed as Black Starlets Head Coach- GFA

Ex Black Stars midfielder, Laryea Kingston, has been confirmed as the head coach of Ghana’s National Under 17 Men’s Football Team, the Black Starlets. The...

Organizing a football league in inmates is difficult—Deputy Director of prisoners

The Central Regional Commander of Prisons and Officer in Charge of Ankaful Maximum Security Prisons, Edward Eshun, has stated that organizing a football league...

Fixing fundamentals, catching young talents at the heart of All Regional Games- GFA Boss

Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Kurt Okraku, has pegged the All Regional Games as a competition that will improve two key areas in the...

Hearts of Oak: Allow more fans to buy shares – GOC boss urges Togbe Afede XIV

Ben Nunoo Mensah, the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), has called on the leadership of Hearts of Oak to expand fan ownership...

I am still the director of communications at GFA – Henry Asante Twum

Henry Asante Twum, the Director of Communications at the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has recently addressed speculation regarding his position within the association. Following the...

GFA President Kurt Okraku pays courtesy call on new NSA boss

The President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku, has paid a courtesy call on the new boss of the National Sports Authority, Mr....

I’ll separate Youth and Sports Ministry when re-elected president – John Mahama

Former President John Mahama has pledged to restructure the Youth and Sports Ministry if he secures re-election in the upcoming December polls. Currently, the Ministry...