GFA boss Kurt Okraku solidarizes with clubs, players and stakeholders in wake of Covid-19 outbreak

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku has penned a heart warming message to express solidarity to all stakeholders affected as a result the novel Coronavirus outbreak in the country. Ghana have so far recorded 193 positive COVID-19 cases with 5 confirmed deaths. To help curb the spread the government of Ghana has implemented certain measures. All social and public gatherings have been banned, while social distancing has been encouraged. In effect all football activities have been suspended leaving clubs in dire circumstances. Areas like Great Accra and Greater…

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Corona Virus: Evelyn Nsiah joins campaign, conveys safety tips and well wishes to Ghanaians

President of Women Premier League club Nana Afia Kobi Ampem Ladies SC Evelyn Nsiah Asare has added her voice to heighten awareness about how to stay safe in the wake of the novel Corona Virus storm that has shaken the world. The Virus has taken the entire world aback with the death rate now above 11,000. Ghana has so far recorded 16 cases of Covid-19 in the last 10 days with contact tracing exceeding 400. The rate at which the virus keeps spreading across has led to almost all sporting…

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Sports broadcaster Kwaku Sarpong Sarkodie appointed SWAG Chairman in Eastern Region

Sports broadcaster Kwaku Sarpong Sarkodie has been appointed the Chairman of the Eastern Regional chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG). President of SWAG, Kwabena Yeboah and his entourage was at the Bedtime Hotel on Saturday where the Eastern Region branch was officially inaugurated and the leadership officially inducted into office. The famous sports journalist also known as “Spanky” was appointed the leader of the branch after thorough consultations with members and will be deputized by Eugene Kumi Abbrey. Sarkodie, who currently works with Koforidua based Bryt FM…

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OFFICIAL: Eastern Region SWAG branch launched

The Eastern Regional Branch of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has been officially launched on Saturday – March 14, 2020 in Koforidua, with a new leadership to steer the affairs of the infant body. Executives of the mother association, led by President Kwabena Yeboah launched the association announcing the new officers who will steer the association for the next two years. The Eastern Region which boasts of a vibrant sports media from radio, television and print is the fifth biggest in the media landscape in Ghana with about…

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Ghana FA release statement on Corona Virus

The Ghana Football Association wishes to inform stakeholders and the entire football fraternity that the GFA is closely monitoring the evolvement of the Coronavirus around the world and particularly in Africa. As espoused by His Excellency the President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday, we each have a responsibility to ensure Ghana is safe. The President assured the country that Government is taking steps to handle any adverse impacts the outbreak could have on the country. This statement is very encouraging and assuring. The GFA has therefore decided…

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SWAG to inaugurate Eastern Region branch on Saturday

The Sports Writers’ Association of Ghana (SWAG) will inaugurate its Eastern Regional Branch on Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Koforidua. The Eastern Region which boasts of a vibrant sports media from radio, television and print is the fifth biggest in the media landscape in Ghana with about 37 radio stations, four television stations with correspondents for the national newspapers and portals. The inauguration is expected to bring together all sports writers and broadcasters from some major towns in the region like; Nkawkaw, Afram Plains, Kade, Nsawam, Koforidua, etc The Conference…

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Kotoko and King Faisal in trouble as government closes down Baba Yara Sports Stadium

Ghana Premier league sides Asante Kotoko and King Faisal have been left sweating following the imminent closure of the Baba Yara Sports stadium. The two teams use the facility for the premier league home matches but the latest development means they will need to find an alternative after the sports ministry decided to close down the facility temporarily with immediate effect. In a statement released on Monday February 17, the National Sports Authority indicated that the decision to close down the venue is to allow for both the NSA and…

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‘Tactical’ Sabuto joins Fabulous Family

Ghanaian Coach Prince Acheampong has joined Women’s Premier League team, Fabulous Ladies FC. Popularly known in the football circles and in the media as ‘Tactical Sabuto’, Coach Acheampong joins the Kumasi based outfit as their technical director. Fabulous Ladies FC in a statement confirmed the appointment indicating that his coming on board is to help strengthen the technical team of the club. They further stated that this move is geared towards making the club competitive as they bid to reclaim their position in Ghana football of being the best or…

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Official: King Faisal petitions GFA about conduct of Eleven Wonders during week 10 clash

Kumasi King Faisal have petitioned the Ghana Football Association about the exhibition of unsporting behaviour by Eleven Wonders during their Ghana Premier League week 10 clash on Friday. In a letter signed by the Sporting director of the club, Nana Yaw Amankwah, the club was subjected to series of bad treatment by officials and supporters of Techiman Eleven Wonders before, during and after the game. The club also pointed the CEO of Eleven Wonders, Albert Commey as the person who led supporters to manhandle their photographer and forced him out…

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Bechem United part ways with head coach Romain Folz

Ghana Premier League side Bechem United have parted ways with head coach Romain Folz, just a week after his appointment. The former MTNFA Cup Winner’s appointed the Frenchman  as the club’s new head coach just last week but have decided to terminate the contract due to medical reason. According to information gathered, the French trainer has medical problem with the eye and can not work with the current whether condition and dust in the Ghana. Assistant coach Kweku Danso will take charge of the team on interim basis until a…

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