MINISTER MEETS GHANAIAN FOOTBALLER

An Australian-born Ghanaian, Joshua Kweifio-Okai, who turned down the chance to play for the Australian national team, in favour of Ghana, has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah on 15th January 2014 at his office.   Joshua, who currently plays for the Richmond Soccer Club in the…

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MINISTER WISHES LOCAL BLACK STARS CHAN SUCCESS

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has sent out his usual powerful goodwill message to the Black Stars ahead of their African Nations Championship (CHAN) campaign in South Africa. The tourney begins on Saturday, 11th January, 2014 and ends on Saturday 1st February, 2014.

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VICE PRESIDENT RECEIVES QUEEN’S BATON

The much heralded Queen’s Baton, which arrived in the country last Friday, was officially received into the country on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 by H.E. Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah Arthur, the Vice President of Ghana at a colourful ceremony held at the forecourt of the Flagstaff House in Accra. The Vice President later started the…

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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…

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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…

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