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FIFA extends mandate of GFA Normalisation Committee

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has extended the mandate of the GFA Normalisation Committee (NC) to enable the NC supervise the upcoming GFA Elections. The second mandate of the Normalisation Committee expired on September 30, 2019. However, in view of the upcoming GFA elections, FIFA has extended the Normalisation …

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Olympic Qualifier: Black Queens held by Kenya in Accra

Ghana’s hopes of qualifying for a historic first Olympic Games suffered a setback on Friday following a 0-0 home draw with Kenya. The Black Queens could not make the most of their home advantage as they were held by the Harambee Starlets in the third round first leg fixture at …

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Eritrean under 20s footballers disappear in Uganda

Five Eritrean national footballers have disappeared in Uganda in the middle of the regional Cecafa Under-20 Challenge Cup tournament. The players fled from their hotel in Jinja, east of the capital Kampala, and are believed to have sought asylum. All five missed training on Tuesday, but head coach Haile Efrem …

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Footballer sacked after stealing teammate’s £62,000 watch

French Ligue 1 club Nice have sacked Lamine Diaby-Fadiga after he admitted stealing a watch worth a reported £62,000 from team-mate Kasper Dolberg. Denmark forward Dolberg, 21, had his watch stolen from the dressing room on 16 September and reported the theft to police. Striker Diaby-Fadiga, 18, has represented France …

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Russia faces ban from all major sports events

Russia could face a ban from all major sports events over “discrepancies” in a lab database, the World Anti-Doping Agency has warned. The country has been given three weeks to explain “inconsistencies” or risk being excluded from the Olympics and world championships. Russia also faces being barred from hosting major …

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DUAMENEFA REGIONAL TOURNAMENT AT ITS PEAK

The Duamenefa Regional Tournament of the Volta Region has become a weekly tussle for the best of the best teams of the region. The tournament has 104 registered clubs across the divides of the region, including teams from Greater Accra, and the Republic of Togo. The group stages began on …

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See the 10 athletes who will represent Ghana at the World Champs

The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has released a 10-member team ahead of the IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 which starts from 27th September to 6th October. The team features the African 4x100m relay gold medalists’ quartet of Sean Safo-Antwi, Benjamin Azamati, Martin Owusu-Antwi, Joseph Paul Amoah and reserve Edwin Kwabla …

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