Sports

President Akufo-Addo
Homeland News Sports

Ghana President allocates ground breaking GHc 46m for sports development

President Nana Akufo-Addo has indicated that an amount of 46 million cedis has been allocated to the Sports Ministry for the development of sports in the country. The President, who flew from Liberia to Accra for the SWAG awards on Saturday night, said the amount is a hundred percent increment […]

Kwadwo Asamoah
Soccer Sports

Ghana bosses plot Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah return

The Ghana Football Association are hoping they can lure Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah back to the Black Stars after his three-year absence from the team. GFA vice-president George Afriyie says the body will use the upcoming holidays to impress upon the player the need to return, and follow that up […]

Black Starlets in action
Soccer

Black Starlets set to make history in Africa

Ghana is on the verge of making history as the first Nation to win the Africa U17 title on three occasions. The Black Starlets are just a game away to secure the most trophies at that level on the continent. Ghana defeated Niger 6-5 on penalties to progress to the […]

The Starlets could qualify for the world cup on Wednesday
Soccer

Ghana wallop Cameroon 4-0 in Afcon U-17 opener

Ghana’s Under-17 men’s soccer team, the Black Starlets, opened the 2017 African U-17 Cup of Nations on Sunday, May 14 with a 4-0 win over Cameroon. The match was the second of the tournament, which is being held in Gabon. The Starlets were a mouthful for their opponents as captain […]

Christopher Opoku
Sports

Christopher Opoku dies at 42

The entire Sports fraternity has been thrown into a state of mourning with the sudden death of ace Ghanaian Sports broadcast journalist Christopher Opoku. Christopher Opoku, 42, was confirmed dead on Wednesday in the United Kingdom. The ace broadcaster who had been battling cancer for some years now recently travelled […]

Juventus players celebrate their win
Soccer

Juventus defeat Monaco to reach UEFA Champions League final

Juventus reached their second Champions League final in three seasons with a comfortable aggregate victory over Monaco. Already leading 2-0 from the first leg, the Italian side extended their advantage when Mario Mandzukic stabbed in after his initial header was saved. Dani Alves doubled their lead on the night with […]

World Cup
Soccer

FIFA ratifies nine African World Cup places

The FIFA Council has ratified that Africa will get nine automatic places when the World Cup expands to 48 teams in 2026 at its meeting on Wednesday in Bahrain. The continent currently has five spots at the tournament. A tenth African country will take part in a six-nation play-off tournament […]

Sulley Ali Muntari
Soccer

Black players urged to boycott matches for Muntari

Britain’s anti-discrimination organization Kick It Out is calling for a strike by all black players in Italy in protest against Sulley Muntari’s one-match ban following Sunday’s racist incident in Cagliari. The Pescara midfielder is set to sit out Saturday’s clash with Napoli after picking up two yellow cards – one […]

Sulley Muntari reacts to supporters during Pescaras 1 -0 defeat at Cagliari
Soccer

Sulley Muntari: Pescara midfielder booked after reporting ‘racial abuse’

Pescara’s Sulley Muntari walked off the pitch in protest when a referee booked him after he claimed he was being racially abused during a league match. The 32-year-old former Ghana midfielder asked Daniele Minelli to stop Sunday’s Serie A game at Cagliari. But he was instead booked for dissent in […]

Janet Amponsah
Sports Track & Field

Janet Amponsah qualifies for IAAF World Championships

Sprinter Janet Amponsah has given a ray of hope to Ghana athletics after picking the first ticket for this year’s international Athletics Associations Federations (iAAF) Championships to be staged in london in August. Amponsah picked the qualification at the War Eagle Invitational Meet in the USA, where she clocked a […]