The Ghana Tennis Association (GTA) has been presented with a cash donation of US $10,000 by the McDan Shipping Company to assist the Association fulfill its obligations to the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The donation was received by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, who in turn, immediately handed it over to…Details
The Black Stars of Ghana played out a classic match and decisively beat Egypt 6-1 in their FIFA World Cup play-off encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi yesterday. Three goals in each half ensured that the Black Stars World Cup quest to ensure a third successive World Cup appearance remained firmly on…Details
The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah has made a donation to the Demonstration School for the Deaf at Mampong and the School for the Blind at Akropong, all in the Eastern Region on Thursday 10th October, 2013. The donation included food items and also a cash donation of GHC2, 000 to both…Details
A project to manufacture bamboo bicycles in Ghana has been launched by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah in Yonso, Ashanti Region. In a speech read on his behalf by the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Joseph Yammin, Hon. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah reinforced government’s readiness to train and empower young entrepreneurs…Details
Ghana President, H.E. John Mahama made a surprise visit to see Ghana’s World Cup squad in training on Wednesday, telling the players that they have the country’s support. The Black Stars, who are chasing their third consecutive appearance at the finals must navigate past Egypt over two-legs to reach Brazil. The President turned up as…Details
Ghana’s Minister for Youth & Sports, Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah says government will continue to support the growth of football in the country as it has the distinctive element of uniting all Ghanaians apart from the other benefits the sport brings to the country. The affable minister revealed that his ministry has a close working relationship with…Details
The Minister of Youth and Sports has reacted positively to the Black Stars World Cup fixture against the Pharaohs of Egypt, to be played on Tuesday 15th October 2013 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Following the official draw by FIFA, some sports commentators have raised fears about the opposition. But Hon Elvis Afryie Ankrah…Details
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, in recognition of the international exploits of members of the Ghana Kickboxing Association and the Ghana Boxing Association, hosted them to a dinner at the Tip Top Chinese restaurant in Accra on Wednesday, 14th August, 2013.