Sports Minister, GFA President promise to reward Sunset Sports BSC

The new Champions of the prestigious Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Club Tournament have been promised “special packages” by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Ministry of Youth & Sports. The assurances were given to Sunset Sports Club when officials and players of the team presented their laurels to the Ghana FA President and the Minister of Youth and Sports in Accra. Led by Ghana Beach Soccer President Yaw Ampofo Ankrah and club CEO Ruben Adjaho, Sunset Sports from Keta called on President Kurt Okraku and Hon Isaac Asiamah respectively following…

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PHOTOS: Ghana Beach Soccer presents Copa Lagos championship trophy to GFA

The new Champions of the Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Club Tournament, Keta Sunset Sports Club, presented the prestigious trophy to the Ghana Football Association on Thursday following the return from the competition. Led by Ghana Beach Soccer President Yaw Ampofo Ankrah and club CEO Ruben Adjaho, Sunset Sports from Keta called on President Kurt Okraku at his office at the Ghana FA after winning the biggest Beach Soccer event outside the CAF Afcon. Below are some shots from the event:

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Ghana Beach Soccer presents Copa Lagos championship trophy to GFA

The new Champions of the Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Club Tournament, Keta Sunset Sports Club, presented the prestigious trophy to the Ghana Football Association on Thursday following the return from the competition. Led by Ghana Beach Soccer President Yaw Ampofo Ankrah and club CEO Ruben Adjaho, Sunset Sports from Keta called on President Kurt Okraku at his office at the Ghana FA after winning the biggest Beach Soccer event outside the CAF Afcon. Having already been crowned champions on home soil on three separate occasions, the team has now extended…

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CopaLagos2019: Goals galore as Sunset club from Ghana cause first major upset

The Beach Soccer champions of Ghana, Keta Sunset have caused a huge upset by beating home favorites Kebbi Fishers 3-1 on penalties after an end to end battle in the opening day of Copa Lagos 2019. The game plan of Keta Sunset who have not played a competitive league match for over a year, was to go all out and attack from the onset in the first period giving them a 3-1 advantage. This took the much fancied home team by surprise as they trailed the Ghanaians 3-1 at the…

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Greater Accra Beach Soccer Clubs hold management policy meeting

Beach soccer clubs based in the Greater Accra region on Thursday met to deliberate on a number of issues pertaining to the development of the sport in the region and at the national level. The clubs are due to meet the hierachy of the newly elected GFA to put forward plans to wrap up the 2019 calendar year and the restructuring of the association in line with new FA statutes. The association voted for the first time at the just concluded GFA Presidential elections having secured afiliation as a full…

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Q&A: Kurt Okraku’s first interview as GFA President

Kurt Okraku, a businessman and football administrator, was elected to be the new leader of the Ghana Football Association last Friday. A day later, he spoke to Joy FM’s news analysis program, News File, in his first radio interview after the election. Here’s the transcript of the conversation with Samson Anyenini. How are you going to take advantage of the overwhelming support from the football fraternity? Okraku: I think that the happenings of [Friday] clearly gives all of us the momentum to ensure that we bring everybody concerning or connected…

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BREAKING: Kurt E.S Okraku elected new Ghana FA President

Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku has been elected the new President of the Ghana Football Association. Thee Dream FC capo won after an overwhelming approval by delegates in the third round of the elections which was held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra. The astute football administrator secured 44 votes in the first round of voting with George Afriyie coming close with 40 votes whiles Nana Yaw Amponsah got 27 votes. Amanda Clinton and George Ankomah both dropped out in the first round with 0 votes. Fred Pappoe…

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Highly-anticipated GFA Presidential debate comes off today

The first ever GFA Presidential Debate for the candidates will come off today at the Physicians and Surgeons Centre in Accra at 6:30 p.m. Five out of the six aspirants vying for the top post will square off in what is expected to be an intriguing battle between some of the finest brains Ghana football has to offer. Kurt E.S. Okraku, Amanda Clinton, Fred Pappoe, Nana Yaw Amponsah, and George Ankomah Mensah will show up while George Afriyie has declined to participate. The much anticipated debate will broadcast live on…

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BEACH SOCCER: Sand to Gold beach soccer foundation set to launch new industry

The extraordinary evolution of beach soccer in Ghana will take a new dimension from Saturday 19th October 2019 when the “Sand to Gold” project is activated. The fishing community of Abuesi in the Western Region is expected to host the first leg of the CalBank Super League with newly registered beach soccer clubs. The league format would witness matches in other coastal enclaves including the Central, Volta and Greater Accra regions. Winners of the regional tour would then play a final round robin weekend at a yet to be decided…

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