The newly elected Chairman of the Greater Accra Regional Circles Council (GARCC), Nana Kwame Dankwa has in accordance with Article 6(2) of the group’s constitution picked a 12-member Executive Committee who will help him steer affairs of the council for the next four years. Nana Kwame, was last month elected the GARCC Chairman after polling 44 votes in a close contest with Charles Opoku who grabbed 43 votes. Nana Kwame on Monday chose his executive members and accordingly submitted to the august house of the GARCC. The 12-member Executive Committee is headed by him. The other members are Jude Buta Odro of Circle 27 – 1st Vice Chairman in charge of Finance and administration; Isaac Nartey of Circle 188 – Secretary; Sandra Dodoo of Circle 35 – Assistant Secretary; Alexander Osei Wu
By Enoch Ntiamoah Ghana Premier league side Accra Hearts of Oak has completed the signing of Ebusua Dwarfs striker Bright Lukeman on a three year deal. The former division league top scorer joined the Phobians after completing his medical succesfully. Lukeman had an unsuccessful stint with Cape Coast based club Ebusua Dwarfs in the Ghana Premier League after he had qualified them into the top flight with his excellent goal scoring form. The young forward will now join thelikes of Malik Akowuah, Ben Mensah, Anthony Nimo and among other players who have already signed the dotted lines for the Ghanaian giants.
FORMER Black Stars, Stephen Appiah, has said that Ghana could only qualify to the next World Cup in Russia if Egypt decides not to go. After securing six points in two games and beating Ghana as well, Egypt are certainly on the path of making it to the next World Cup, he asserted. But Coach Avram Grant is still optimistic the Stars would qualify despite having only a point after two games and behind Egypt with five points. Speaking to Accra-based Citi FM, Appiah believes it would take something special for Ghana to secure qualification to Russia 2018. He stressed that it would be a very difficult task for the Stars to make it considering the exploits of the Egyptians. “This is football and anything can happen but we have to be sincere to ourselves, this is very difficult,” Appiah st
Newly appointed Executive Chairman, Dr. Kwame Kyei has pledged to restore Kotoko’s iconic status in Ghana and Africa football. The businessman told the playing body and the technical team on Monday evening that, he intends developing the team to the level where the players can’t be overlooked in national team call-ups. To achieve this, Dr. Kwame Kyei asked the playing body and the technical team to be highly professional and watch him as he positively turns the fortunes of the club around. "I want to develop this club to [a high] level" he said at a meeting held at the Sports Hotel after Kotoko's 3-0 win over Bechem United in the G-6 tournament. "I’ve a lot in store for you. You will all marvel at what is to come. I don’t want to reveal all of them but I promise, you will feel pr
Attoh Quarshie gym’s Samuel Yaw Addo was adjudged the best boxer at the three-day Ghana Boxing Federation’s (GBF’s) National Individual Championship that ended at the DG Hathiramani Sports Hall at the Accra Sports Stadium over the weekend. Yaw Addo was elected the best by a the GBF technical committee after crowning his performance for the three days of competition with an excellent display against the Volta Region’s representative, Holy Dogbetor, an impressive boxer who was tipped to top the bantamweight division. In a closely contested final, the Attoh Quarshie boxer dominated the final in the first two rounds until the third when Dogbetor put in a face-saving show but was not enough to reverse the decision of the judges. Enoch Tetteh was announced as the Discovery of the tourname
Goodwill Sports Ambassador, Ray Quarcoo has appealed to the country’s football authorities to bury any differences as a matter of urgency as Ghana hopes to develop the game. To him, the current rancor between the GFA and Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) defeats the ideals of sportsmanship which are fair play, togetherness and development. He cautioned that if the struggle persists, Ghana will be the eventual loser since the two parties will not be in power forever. Abassador Quarcoo, a former Black Stars management member, who chaired the 6th FA Cup Awards Gala on Friday, said that “In my opinion, the deep-rooted tension between the two bodies is infantile and therefore must be resolved as a matter of urgency. “We need to go back and pick lessons from how Ohene Djan, Ghana’s fir
Ghana Premier League (GPL) side Ebusua Dwarfs want to sign free agent goalkeeper Daniel Agyei who has been followed by Bechem United all season. The 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup winning goalkeeper last season played with CAF Confederation Cup participants Medeama football club. There have been reports that he is close to joining MTN FA Cup winner, Bechem United but Ebusua Dwarfs want to seal a sensational move for the former Free State Stars goalkeeper. The only challenge at the moment is that Dwarfs are yet to appoint a substantive coach since the departure of Prosper Nartey.
Teye Lartey emerged winner of the MTN CEO invitational golf tournament held at the Celebrity Golf Club at Sakumono on Saturday. He recorded a net score of 37 to win the Men's Group A event. He was followed by Stephen O'kennedy for the second position with a net score of 36 while Ekow Nyarko settled for the third position with a score of 35. Veteran female golfer, Mona Myers-Lamptey was in her usual superb form in the Ladies Group A event as she won with 37 points. She was followed by Catherine Fabbi and Esther Antwi in second and third positions respectively. Oluwole Akinroye won the Men’s Group B event with 39 points and followed by Chris Apau-Oppong with 38 points and Peter K. Fiagbe with 37 points. In the Ladies Group B event, Gladys Awuni won with 38 points while Mariatu Bah
Emmanuel Banahene Striker Emmanuel Banahene claims he has terminated his contract with Ismaily rubbishing reports by the Egyptian club he has gone AWOL. Ismaily complained about Banahene's misconduct and threatened to report him to FIFA after packing out of the club's hotel at the weekend. But Banahene told Egyptian portal KingFut.com that he severe his contract with the Premier League side after they failed to fulfill their obligations. ''Yes, they owe me money and don’t want to pay. I didn't run away, I canceled my contract,'' Banahene said. ''Last season they owed me one hundred and twenty thousand dollars and this season too. ''They are the ones not telling the truth. I was the one who took them to FIFA and they said I should redraw the case or else they won't p
Kumasi Asante Kotoko will come face to face with Bechem united in their group A opener of the GHALCA G-6 tournament slated for the Baba Yara Sports stadium in Kumasi today. The game which was initially scheduled for Sunday was shifted to Monday due to the Black Stars world cup qualifier against Egypt. Kotoko will be hoping to win the tournament for the second time after lifting the maiden edition last season when they defeated Aduana Stars by a lone goal. Tipped by many as favorites to win this competition, the porcupine warriors will not have an easy ride over their counterparts who have for some time now become a very difficult side for the Reds to beat. The Bechem based club in their last two games have proven to be a tough side for the Reds after drawing with them in