Ghana to host 2021 African Goalball Championships
At the last African Championships in Port Said, Egypt, in 2020, the Algerian men's and women's teams both took gold to secure their place at the Paralympics. Cape Coast 2021 will be a qualifier for the 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships in Hangzhou China, from 6-18 July. In 2021 IBSA Goalball is celebrating 75 years since it was invented by Austrian Hans Lorenzen and German Sepp Reindle in 1946.
'Every child must learn from Cristiano Ronaldo'
The 27-year-old Italian-born Ghanaian international has often made it public that the Portuguese player has been an inspiration for him. According to him, Ronaldo has been very successful in his career but his desire to still play at the highest level and win trophies is something that young footballers should emulate. Emmanuel Gyasi has faced Ronaldo twice in Spezia's home and away games against Juventus in the ongoing 2020/2021 Italian Serie A season.
GFA technical director keen on finalizing strong 30-man squad for Black Stars
Following a similar trend from past years, the Ghana national team under the new technical director has seen a lot of changes in the players called up for different assignments. Insisting that the phenomenon is not ideal but necessary, Bernhard Lippert has indicated that he wants to settle on 25-30 players that will be prepared for the upcoming AFCON and World Cup.
Coach Adam Bromley to offer support to Rugby League Federation Ghana
Adam is a qualified and certified trainer with an MSc in Strength and Conditioning, REPs level 3 personal trainer, and Emergency First Aid at Work RFQ 2019. He also has experience as a Sports Scientist for Pro Football Support, Strength and Conditioning Coach for A2B Conditioning, Head of Strength and Conditioning for Hunslet RFLC. RLFG is grateful for this kind gesture. We also like to seek more supports for organisations to help in the development of the Rugby League in Ghana.
Prince Tagoe entreats fans to embrace the return of experienced footballers
Tagoe, a member of the 2010 FIFA World Cup squad that reached the quarter-finals of the soccer mundial believes experienced players are unwilling to return home to end their career because of bad attitude from the fans and has therefore asked them to desists from it in order to allow players who want to return home fulfil their dream. In more than 15 minutes he spent on the field, Gyan was booed by Kotoko fans any time he touched the ball. According to Tagoe, for Kotoko fans to boo Gyan for joining Legon Cities over the Porcupine Warriors is null and void, describing it childish and unnecessary act from the fans.
Ghana winger Emmanuel Gyasi keen on serie A survival with Spezia
Gyasi and Spezia have impressed in their debut Serie A season, despite the lingering goal of survival hanging around them. Spezia is just three points adrift of the relegation zone, with four games remaining. Spezia has recorded some gigantic feats in their first campaign, beating AC Milan and Napoli, as well as picking points against Atalanta and champions, elect Inter Milan.
'Catch Them Young' refereeing program commences in Central Region
The Central Region RFA has been tasked to identify, nurture and train youngsters up to the SHS level to officiate juvenile matches within the localities. About 100 young boys and girls who have registered in the region have begun practical training. The aim is to ensure that Ghanaian officials protect the integrity of the game by obeying fully all the provisions of the regulations on the Organization of Refereeing in Fifa Member Associations.
Acquah, Joy lift Seniors Golf Championship
It was Stephen Acquah and Joy Arkutu, who swung spiritedly to lift the ultimate in the men and ladies seniors 36-hole scratch events respectively. Joe Tieku left the Central Region-based Club with the closest to the pin prize, while Acquah picked the longest drive prize. Juliette Tuakli won the ladies longest drive prize, while Floria went home with the ladies closest to the pin prize.
Experts push for monetization of Ghana's mineral royalties
Dr Carl Odame-Gyenti called for a review of all existing gold mining agreements to enable the country maximise the benefits of monetizing its mineral royalties. He said moving away from rent collection would require the country to look at the option of monetizing its mineral royalties.
Trotro fares may go up on Wednesday
First vice-chairman of GPRTU, Emmanuel Nii Ankrah, in an interview with Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm asked Ghanaians to expect between 20-25 per cent increment in fares. The GPRTU is in a crunch meeting in stakeholders deliberating on the percentage to add to the current fares being charged by transport operators.
Kevin Danso scores own goal in Germany
Despite scoring an own goal, the 23-year old helped his outfit to cruise past their opponent 3-2 on home turf. The visitors opened the scoring with the Ghanaian's own goal in the 9th minute before Dawid Kownacki restored parity in the 35th minute. Brandon Borrello and Shinta Appelkamp scored in the second half to seal the victory.
AfCTA's success hinges on quality Standards
Dr Nsengimana said this when he led a delegation to pay a courtesy call on Mr Wamkele Mene, the Secretary-General of the AfCFTA Secretariat and his team in Accra to engage on standards related objectives of the AfCFTA. The need to develop a Pan-African Quality Policy is derived from Agenda 2063 of the African Union, the blueprint and master plan for transforming the continent into a global powerhouse of the future. The stakeholders pledged to work together to address issues related to women in Small and Medium Enterprises since they play a key role in the development of AfCFTA. Professor Alex Dodoo, the Director-General of Ghana Standards Authority, said Ghana was fully committed to ensuring the success of the free-flow movement of trade and investment.
The season is not over for Legon Cities
The Accra-based club needs about 15 points to escape relegation in the ongoing season with 14 games to end the season. Asamoah Gyan who came in as a substitute in their defeat to Asante Kotoko has assured the fans that they will keep fighting till the end of the season. Legon Cities will next play away to Ebusua Dwarfs on matchday 23.
OPEC keeps crude production steady before planned increases
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries pumped an average of 25.27 million barrels a day last month, about 50,000 a day less than in March, according to a Bloomberg survey. The country added 60,000 barrels a day to reach 2.41 million a day, the highest level in two years.
Your margin interpretation 'twisted'
The amended margins, including the BOST margin, Primary Distribution margin, Fuel Marking margin and the Unified Petroleum Price Fund margin took effect from Saturday, 1 May 2021 on the back of the introduction of the Sanitation and Pollution Levy of 20 pesewas per litre of product and the addition of 10 pesewas on the Energy Sector Recovery Levy. The sensationalized interpretation of the increase in the BOST Margin.
Charcoal burning the only alternative livelihood for rural women
He said women idled in the dry season and thus resorted to charcoal burning to earn a living, advocating the need for alternative livelihood for the people, particularly in the dry season, to reduce the menace of deforestation. Rampant commercial charcoal production in Northern Ghana had become a serious concern to many, with the Savannah Regional Minister, taking the step to ban activities of charcoal burning in the region.
Three clubs chase former Leicester player Joe Dodoo
This season, the 25-year-old has four goals and three assists in 19 League One appearances, including 11 starts. He scored the only goal in his side's 3-1 loss to champions Hull City at the weekend, which reinforced their League One status. Dodoo joined Wigan earlier this year after spending the first half of the season with Ankara Keciorengucu in the Turkish second division.
Coronavirus tax expected to generate GH¢887.7million
For the Financial Sector levy, the GRA said, an amount of GH¢217million is expected to be generated. In the case of the financial sector recovery levy, we are looking at GHS217 million.
Ghana achieves significant strides with management of mineral royalties
Addressing participants during a public forum to discuss the monetizing of the country's mineral resources on May 3, Yaw Baah said that apart from gold royalties, the MIIF is seeking other avenues of mineral royalties to maximize its benefits. Owing to this, Parliament in 2018 passed the Minerals Income Investment Fund Act 2018 which establishes the Fund to manage the equity interests of Ghana in mining companies and receive royalties on behalf of government.
GAA yet to receive $9,000 from GOC
GOC President Ben Nunoo Mensah in an exclusive interview on Ghana's number one Sports Stadium Happy 98.9FM disclosed as part of its support to the Federations the national athletics body had been given $9000 to cut some of their spendings. We are yet to receive from the GOC in our participation at the World Relay Championship in Poland. Happy Sports understands that the money was paid on Thursday 29th April 2021 but the monies is yet to hit the account of the FA..