Prez Mahama Praises Black Stars…

Ghana president John Mahama lavished praise on the Black Stars for the spirited display which saw them advance to the quarter-finals of the Nations Cup. Two second-half goals by John Boye and Andrew Ayew gave the Black Stars of Ghana a deserved 2-1 victory over South Africa. The win ensured the Black Stars topped Group…

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GHANA BEATS SOUTH AFRICA 2-1

Ghana beat South Africa 2-1 in their last group C match at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2015 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the competition. Goals from John Boye and Andre Dede Ayew saw the Black Stars rally from a goal down at half time to record the victory. It was Ghana’s first…

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NEW BOARD FOR NATIONAL SPORTS AUTHORITY (NSA)

An eleven-member Board for the National Sports Authority (NSA) has been sworn-in by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mahama Ayariga at a short ceremony held in Accra on Friday 16th January, 2015. The board is chaired by Mr Alhassan Ligbi. Other members are Mr. Seth Osei-Agyen; Mr Joe Kpenge;   Hajia Zenabu Sulemana Akotoh;…

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GOODWILL MESSAGE TO BLACK STARS

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mahama Ayariga on behalf of Government and the people of Ghana sends a goodwill message to the Senior National Football Team, The Black Stars, ahead of their campaign in the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea which runs from January 17 to February 8, 2015.…

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DEPUTY MINISTER VISITS BLACK STARS

The deputy minister for youth and sports Hon. Vincent Oppong Asamoah has paid a working visit to the senior men’s football team, the black stars at their tarining session on seville, spain. Hon. Asamoah stated that he was highly impressed with the work rate of the players at their training, adding that the government as…

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President Mahama to launch Youth Policy Implementation Plan Thursday

President John Mahama will on Thursday, January 15, 2015 launch a strategy framework to guide and direct the efforts of all stakeholders towards youth empowerment in Ghana. The National Youth Policy Implementation Policy provides a comprehensive rollout scheme to deliver the policy programs purposed to empower Ghanaian youths for more meaningful participation in national development.…

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MINISTRY PAYS OUTSTANDING WINNING BONUSES

22ND DECEMBER, 2014 TO: ALL SPORTS EDITORS PRESS RELEASE  MINISTRY PAYS OUTSTANDING WINNING BONUSES The Ministry of Youth and Sports wishes to inform the general public that it has since Friday, 19th December, 2014, paid all outstanding winning bonuses owed the players, technical and management teams of the various National Football Team. The teams under…

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NATIONAL SPORTS LOTTERY LAUNCHED

The National Sports Lottery and Mobile Platform, which seeks to raise revenue to fund the promotion and development of sports in the country has been launched at the Brennan Hall in Accra today. The lottery is a collaboration between the Ministry of Youth and Sports as well as the National Lottery Authority. In his address,…

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PREPARATION TOWARDS THE AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS (AFCON) EQUATORIAL GUINEA 17TH JANUARY-8TH FEBRUARY, 2015

18TH DECEMBER, 2014 TO: ALL SPORTS EDITORS PRESS RELEASE  PREPARATION TOWARDS THE AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS (AFCON) EQUATORIAL GUINEA 17TH JANUARY-8TH FEBRUARY, 2015 The Ministry of Youth and Sports has received a correspondence from the Ghana Embassy in Equatorial Guinea on their findings on accommodation, transportation and possible feeding costs for the Ghanaian officials and…

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