NEW SPORTS LAW IN THE OFFING – DEPUTY MINISTER

The Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Joseph Yammin has indicated that the much awaited new Sports Bill would be passed by Parliament before the end of the second quarter of 2014. The Bill seeks to replace SMC Decree 54 of 1976 regarding the various aspects of Sports management, promotion and development in Ghana…

MINISTER MOVES TO MAKE PEACE WITH 1968 BLACK STARS SQUAD

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has led a delegation of retired footballers, and managers from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) in a very solemn ceremony, in a quest for ‘atonement’ on the part of all past footballers who had served Ghana and were not adequately rewarded by the nation.

QUEEN’S BATON RELAY FOR GHANA IN JANUARY

The Queen’s Baton Relay, a much loved tradition, which offers an unparalleled opportunity to showcase each nation and territory in the Commonwealth, would be in Ghana from the 3rd to the 5th of January, 2014. The Baton relay, which is currently travelling through Commonwealth Countries, is a prelude to the Commonwealth Games, scheduled from 23…

GHANA WIN WAFU CUP

Ghana has lifted the WAFU Football Tournament by beating Senegal 3-1 in the finals played at the Kumasi Sports Stadium yesterday. Two goals from Kwabena Edusei and one from Latif Mohammed ensured victory for the local Black Stars and served as a booster as they prepare for next year’s African Nations Championship in South Africa.

WORLD CUP TROPHY ARRIVES IN ACCRA

The FIFA World Cup trophy arrived in the country last Monday on a chartered plane branded with the colours of the tour sponsors, Coca-Cola. The pure gold trophy was met on arrival at the Air Force base in Accra by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi and senior…