Tag Archives: Isaac Asiamah

Ghana 2018: Women’s AFCON launched in Accra


The 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations has been launched in a short ceremony in Accra. The competition, to be hosted by Ghana in November this year, will see 7 other African countries join host Ghana to compete for the most prestigious trophy in African women’s football. The event was attended by members of the Local Organising Committee, Minister for ...

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Construction works begin for Youth and Sports Center in Ho


Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, has cut sod for the construction of a Youth Resource Center in Ho, the capital of the Volta Region. The facility, expected to be completed by November 2018, will cost an estimated $2.4m. The multi-purpose facility is part of government’s efforts to address the sports infrastructure deficit in the country and will construct similar ...

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Black Queens to be rewarded with $32,000 for WAFU triumph


The government has announced a reward package of $32,000 for the players of Ghana’s female national team, the Black Queens, for winning the WAFU Zone B tournament held in Cote d’Ivoire last month. Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo’s team defeated host Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in the final to secure victory. Speaking at the ‘Meet the Press’ session in Accra on Tuesday; Sports Minister ...

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“Sports Ministry is implementing Dzamefe White Paper”- Isaac Asiamah


Four years after the Dzamefe Commission’s 2014 World Cup report and White Paper were published, there is still some confusion over what the current government will implement in terms of recommendations. President Akufo Addo admitted in his media interaction earlier this year that he had forgotten about the report but Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, in a separate media interaction held ...

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PHOTOS: How the proposed Multipurpose Youth Resource Centers will look like


Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah on Thursday revealed that government is set to begin the construction of ten multipurpose youth centers across the country. The centers will be spread across the country with one in each region. Each center will cost an estimated amount of $1.8 million, with construction expected to begin this year and completed by December 2019. The project ...

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Renovation works begin at Kaneshie Sports Complex


Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah, on Thursday, cut sod for the renovation of the Azumah Nelson Sports complex following Citi Sports’ report on the poor state of the facility. The renovation works is expected to cost the ministry about GH¢ 18 million ($4 million) and will take 16 months to complete. The new edifice is expected to include running tracks, a ...

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PHOTOS: Sports Ministry hands over 3-bedroom house to Black Stars coach


Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, has handed over a 3-bedroom house to Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah as official residence at a short ceremony. The move follows revelation that government was shelling out $8,000 per month on hotel accommodation for Black Stars coaches. The facility, located at Airport Residential Area, was renovated at a cost of GHS 300,000, according to the sports ...

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Isaac Asiamah inaugurates National Sports Authority Board


The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah has charged the newly-inaugurated Board of directors of the National Sports Authority (NSA) to work assiduously to protect the state’s investment in public infrastructure in sports. The 15-member board is also to advise the Minister on matters in relation to the promotion and development of sports and is chaired by the ...

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