LET US ABIDE BY GOOD SANITATION STANDARD IN OUR STADIA FOR THE BENEFIT OF HUGE SPECTATORS

LET US ABIDE BY GOOD SANITATION STANDARD IN OUR STADIA FOR THE BENEFIT OF HUGE SPECTATORS. To get it back to good and acceptable shape, we are informed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports intends to close down the Accra sports stadium for a while. Currently the stadium is in bad shape having no scoreboard with rusty iron bars, cracked walls and very poor toilet facilities. All those who visited the stadium before it was renovated in 2008 before the MTN Africa Cup of Nations AFCON tournaments, would not be happy with the fast deteriorating structure. like all the facilities in the stadium the toiled facilities therein also require




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GHANAIAN FOOTBALLER HANDED TWO-YEAR JAIL TERM FOR RAPING WIFE

GHANAIAN FOOTBALLER HANDED TWO-YEAR JAIL TERM FOR RAPING WIFE. A Swedish court on Friday sentenced Ghanaian football player in Sweden’s second division to two years in prison for raping and beating his wife. After serving his sentence, 22-year-old Kwame Bonsu, who played for the Gefle IF club, will be expelled from the Scandinavian country where he has lived in since 2013, the Gavle District Court said. Bonsu will also not be allowed to return to the country in the next ten years unless pardoned.Gefle on Friday said Bonsu was dismissed from the team with immediate effect. he will also have to pay 245,000 kronor (at least 25,000 euros, $28,000) in




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BLACK STARS MASSACRE ASOKWA DEPORTIVO IN FRONT OF MASSIVE KUMASI CROWD

BLACK STARS MASSACRE ASOKWA DEPORTIVO IN FRONT OF MASSIVE KUMASI CROWD. The Black Stars annihilated second-tier side Askowa Deportivo 6-1 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations warm-up in Kumasi on Wednesday. Two second-half braces from attackers Majeed Waris and Raphael Dwamena helped Ghana to the emphatic victory ahead of Sunday’s qualifier against Ethiopia. The Black Stars opened the scoring on 23 minutes after the second tier side had been resolute in defence with Jordan Ayew breaking the deadlock from Samuel Sarfo’s assist. Frank Acheampong doubled the lead in the 39th minute before the club side pulled one goal back. Wholesale second-half changes showed much purpose in attack with Waris combining




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MAYWEATHER’S VISIT IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO MARKET GHANA – ORGANISERS

MAYWEATHER’S VISIT IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO MARKET GHANA – ORGANISERS. Upscale Entertainment, organisers of Floyd Mayweather’s tour of Ghana have urged corporate bodies to seize the opportunity to market investment opportunities in the country during the two-day visit of the undefeated American boxing icon on June 15-16. According to the CEO of Upscale Entertainment, Roni Yeboah, Mayweather’s “Undefeated Tour” provides Ghana with a unique window to market itself as an investment and tourism destination to over 10 million people across the world. “For the period that Mayweather will be in Ghana on the Undefeated Tour, the attention of the world will be in Ghana and you can be assured of




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BLACK STARLETS TO ARRIVE ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AFTER CAF U17 NATIONS CUP

BLACK STARLETS TO ARRIVE ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AFTER CAF U17 NATIONS CUP. Ghana U17 team will arrive home on Tuesday after winning silver at the just ended African Junior Championship in Gabon. The contingent is expected to touch down at Kotoka International Airport at 12:45 pm. Despite failing to win the trophy, the Black Starlets are expected to get a warm reception. The team have qualified for the FIFA U17 World Cup in India this October. FROM: GHANASOCCERNET DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those of  Ghana Media World. The contents of this article are of sole responsibility




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KWASI APPIAH NAMES FIRST BLACK STARS SQUAD

KWASI APPIAH NAMES FIRST BLACK STARS SQUAD. Coach Kwesi Appiah has announced a 30-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Ethiopia. Seven Ghana-based players have been handed call-ups into the senior national team in Kwesi Appiah’s first major call up since he returned as head coach of the Black Stars. Wa All Stars goalie Richard Ofori, Kotoko’s Felix Annan and Aduana’s Joseph Addo have all been named in the squad as well as Hearts of Oak midfielder Winful Cobinnah and Aduana defender Daniel Darkwah.Liberty Professionals skipper Samuel Sarfo has also been handed a call-up with Nicholas Opoku also named in the squad as coach




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ASAMOAH GYAN SCORES SIXTH GOAL OF AL AHLI LOAN SPELL

ASAMOAH GYAN SCORES SIXTH GOAL OF AL AHLI LOAN SPELL. Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan scored the winning goal for Al Ahli as they pipped Bani Yas 2-1 on the final day of the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) season on Saturday. Ahli took the lead through Senegalese striker Diop Makhete in the 7th minute at the Al-Rashid Stadium. However, bottom club Bani Yas were level moments later through Nigerian attacker Ezekiel Henty in the 21st minute.Both teams went into the break level but Gyan settled the contest in the 53rd minute when he scored the winner. Gyan, 31, lasted the entire duration of the match and was booked in the 40th




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LET US ENTICE RESOURCEFUL COMPANIES TO RENOVATE OUR STADIA AND IMPROVE SPORTS GENERALLY THROUGH SPONSORSHIP

LET US ENTICE RESOURCEFUL COMPANIES TO RENOVATE OUR STADIA AND IMPROVE SPORTS GENERALLY THROUGH SPONSORSHIP. The Accra Sports Stadium, one of the most popular sporting arenas in Ghana and West Africa is likely to be closed down temporarily on the orders of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. It is not an easy step to be taken by the ministry, but it has become inevitable due to various problems impeding the normal and proper function of the stadium. Currently the large edifice owes the Electricity Company of Ghana a huge electricity bill that has forced the ECG to cut off power to the stadium forcing it to use its scarce




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FIFA PRESIDENT INFANTINO SLAMS RACIST ‘IDIOTS,’ TO SPEAK TO VICTIM SULLEY MUNTARI

FIFA PRESIDENT INFANTINO SLAMS RACIST ‘IDIOTS,’ TO SPEAK TO VICTIM SULLEY MUNTARI. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has decried the “idiots” who directed monkey chants at Sulley Muntari and offered to speak to the Ghanaian soccer player who was initially banned for protesting against racism. Muntari said he was treated like a “criminal” after being shown two yellow cards when he walked off the field during a Serie A game in response to the racial abuse. The Pescara midfielder was infuriated after unsuccessfully trying to get the referee to halt the April 30 game at Cagliari. Muntari eventually persuaded the Italian federation to overturn the one-game ban, but Infantino is perturbed




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BUKOM BANKU EXPECTS A CAR FROM AKUFO-ADDO IF HE WINS HIS NEXT FIGHT

BUKOM BANKU EXPECTS A CAR FROM AKUFO-ADDO IF HE WINS HIS NEXT FIGHT. Enigmatic Ghanaian boxer Braimah Kamoko alias Bukom Banku says he expects the gift of a vehicle from President Nana Akufo-Addo if he wins his next fight against Bastie Samir. Banku in an interview on Joy FM today (May 6, 2017) says he is aware the President is a boxing fan and although he is yet to meet him personally he expects a handsome reward from him when he beats Samir. The undefeated boxer says he does not expect his decision to back former President John Mahama’s failed bid for re-election in 2016 to affect his relationship with




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(PHOTOS) ANTHONY JOSHUA IS NOW THE BIGGEST NAME IN WORLD BOXING, SAYS MIKE TYSON

(PHOTOS) ANTHONY JOSHUA IS NOW THE BIGGEST NAME IN WORLD BOXING, SAYS MIKE TYSON. Anthony Joshua is the biggest name in world boxing after beating Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium, according to Mike Tyson. A post-war record 90,000 fans were in attendance on Saturday night and witnessed what is being widely heralded as a fight for the ages. Joshua dropped Klitschko in the fifth round before being put down – for the first time in his professional career – in the sixth. But the London 2012 gold medallist recovered to stop Klitschko in the 11th round and claim the IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles. Joshua’s latest victory has catapulted




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