Author Archives: Benjamin Nketsia

Appiah wants permanent residence for all national team coaches

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Being moved around various hotel destinations will not be a problem again for the head coach of Ghana’s Black Stars after a 3 bedroom house located at Airport Residential Area was handed over by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The first occupant will be current head coach of the team Kwesi Appiah who is serving in his second stint ...

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Sports Minister to cut sod for rehabilitation of Kaneshie Sports Complex

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Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, will on Thursday cut sod for the rehabilitation of the Kaneshie Sports Complex. The multi-purpose sports facility, also known as the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex, has seen several years of neglect reduce it to an abode for reptiles as Citi Sports’ recent visit to the place revealed. In April 2017, current Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah, announced ...

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Hearts of Oak: Swedru feels like home

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Accra Hearts of Oak have finally settled on the Swedru Sports stadium as their home ground for the upcoming Ghana Premier League season. The decision appears to have left a few individuals puzzled, with grounds like El Wak and the Tema Sports Stadium viewed as more natural replacements for the Accra Sports stadium which is closed temporarily for renovation work ...

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Bentil joins Spanish side Bilbao Basket

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Ghana Forward has signed for RETABET Bilbao Basket in Spain’s Liga Endesa for the remainder of the season per information reaching Basketballghana.com The Sekondi born player who turns 23 later this year left French Pro A side Champagne Chalons-Reims to facilitate the move; in 20 games in Northern France, Bentil averaged 11.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. He leaves ...

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Great Olympics’ case against GFA dismissed: League to start in March

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The case involving Ghana Premier League side Accra Great Olympics and the Ghana Football Association has been dismissed by an Accra Human Right Court. Great Olympics sought an interlocutory injunction on the start of the new Ghana Premier League season, the FA’s Ordinary Congress and the launch of the league season, which were all postponed indefinitely as a result of ...

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NSA Board Chairman unhappy with GFA’s lack of membership control

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Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority, Kojo Baah Agyemang, wants the Ghana Football Association to enforce its laid down rule of expelling members who drag the Federation to court. “Every year we hear of an injunction being placed on the league. “I believe that the GFA should enforce regulations that will halt its members from bringing injunctions against the ...

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Milan owner declared bankrupt

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In an astonishing report this morning, Italian daily Corriere della Sera claims that Milan owner Yonghong Li is bankrupt and that his assets will be auctioned off on Taobao. Taobao is the Chinese equivalent of Ebay and this is not the first time that investigations have found the patron to be devoid of the funds and the China Securities Regulatory ...

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Giorgio Chiellini facing trial by TV over alleged Belotti punch

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Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini faces trial by TV after appearing to punch Torino striker Andrea Belotti in Sunday’s Derby della Mole win. In the 13th minute of the second-half, the two players, both international team-mates, came together as they challenged for the ball and Chiellini was shown to have raised his hands in an aggressive manner towards his opponent. Match ...

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Black Maidens’ Mukarama Abdulai tops African scoring charts

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Black Maidens captain Mukarama Abdulai’s hat-trick against Djibouti on Sunday ensured that she finished top scorer in the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup African qualifiers with 12 goals in four matches. Abdulai scored five times against Gambia over two legs scoring four in the first leg and one in the second as Ghana progressed with a 7-1 aggregate win ...

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Baba Rahman: Injury woes are behind me

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It has been a long spell on the sidelines for Ghana and Schalke 04 left wing back, Baba Rahman. A cruciate ligament injury suffered while representing Ghana in the opening match of Afcon 2017 has kept the budding talent out for well over a year. During that spell Schalke have fired Markus Weinzierl, the manager who orchestrated his loan from ...

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