The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mahama Ayariga, has stated that his ministry is taking steps to create football academies based on Right to Dream (RtD) Academy model, which combines football and formal education, across the 10 regions of the country.
The new minister revealed that yesterday when he paid a working visit to the Right to Dream Academy at Old Akrade to familiarise himself with the operations of the private football academy.
During and interaction with the management of the academy and the media, Mr Ayariga said he was impressed with the facilities and the organisational structure of the academy.
The Minister for Youth and Sports,Hon. Mahama Ayiriga has assumed full official duties at the Ministry. This was after the out going Minister, Elvis Afriyie -Ankrah, who has b
een reassigned as a Minister of State at the Presidency, presented his handing over notes to him.
Also at the same function, the outgoing Deputy Minister, Hon.JOSEPH YAMMIN, who has been reassigned as the Deputy Minister to the Ashanti Region also handed over to the incoming Deputy Minister,Hon.Vincent Oppong Asamoah.
The Ministry of Youth & Sports, in collaboration with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has invited about sixty (60) Eminent Football Administrators to a 2 days Retreat on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th July, 2014 at 10am prompt at the Premier Best Western Hotel in the Airport Residential Area of Accra.
This Group of Eminent Football Administrators is made up of personalities with acclaimed experience in both the field of play and football management and administration in Ghana and abroad.
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has suspended its decision to go to court over GET Fund issues after a meeting with the National Youth Authority (NYA).
NUGS had threatened to drag government to court over what it says is the poor management of the GET Fund.
The Colombian Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Claudia Turbay Quintero has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, at his offices on Friday, 23rd May, 2014.
The visit was to explore areas in the field of Youth and Sports beneficial to both countries.
Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan has assured Ghanaians to expect another victory over the USA tonight since they are ready to die for the nation.
“We’re ready to play and die for our country. USA is a good side and a dangerous team, but we don’t think about our opponents more than what we can do.
Ghana’s preparation towards a very successful participation at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil took a giant step when the Ministry of Youth and Sports received a donation of GH¢ 230,000.00 from Zenith Bank.
The donation, which is seed money for the Ghana’s Brazil 2014 World Cup Campaign Project, makes Zenith the official partner bank of the Campaign Project.
On behalf of Government and the good people of Ghana, and on his own behalf, the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah congratulates the National Under-20 female Football team, the Black Princesses for making the country proud by qualifying to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, Canada 2014.