Bawumia’s manifesto team: ‘I’ve enough experience, techniques to contribute to sports’ — Asamoah Gyan

Ghanaian football legend Asamoah Gyan has justified his role as chairman of the youth and sports subcommittee for NPP flagbearer Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia's 2024 election manifesto. In the position, Gyan will utilize his wealth of experience in sports to help shape the New Patriotic Party's policies on developing the sector. "When I look back at my career, my highs, my low, my failures, and my success, I think I have enough experience and the techniques to contribute in sports," Gyan said via X. The former Black Stars…

‘I’m recovering; I’ll be back running up and down again’ — Baba Rahman speaks after collapsing

Abdul Baba Rahman, the Ghanaian defender for Greek club PAOK, has provided a positive update on his health after colliding with an opponent and losing consciousness during a match on Wednesday. The frightening incident occurred in extra time of PAOK's Greek Cup match against Panathinaikos. Baba Rahman and an opposing player jumped for a header and their heads clashed, causing the left-back to fall to the ground unconscious. Medical staff immediately rushed to his aid and attended to him on the pitch for several…

Kobby Stonne at the National Press Club in Washington DC

During a recent visit to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., I compared the Missouri School of Journalism's prestigious Journalist's Creed to gain insights into the fundamental ethics and conduct expected of journalists. This exploration highlights the creed's enduring significance for public trust and journalistic integrity. At the National Press Club, journalists and enthusiasts gathered to delve deeper into the essence of journalistic ethics, a principle that has guided the profession through periods of…

HOT VIDEO: ‘GFA neglected late Paa Tee after sacrificing so much to see them win power’ — Kobby Stonne alleges

Multimedia sports journalist Kobby Stonne has paid tribute to late National Teams Coordinator and CEO of Accra Young Wise, Michael Tawiah Attoh, known as Paa Tee, who passed away on February 12, 2023, after battling illness. Paa Tee was a close ally of Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kurt Okraku and helped campaign for his election in 2019. However, Kobby Stonne alleged on his Asempa FM Sports show on Sunday, February 11, that the GFA leadership neglected Paa Tee after he fell ill, despite his sacrifices in…

Accra 2023 African games media accreditation portal opens, closes February 10

The Local Organizing Committee for the 13th African Games, Accra 2023 has opened the online media accreditation portal for journalists and media practitioners wishing to cover the continental multi-sport event slated for March 2024. According to a statement from the LOC Chairman Dr. Kwaku Ofori-Asare, "The media accreditation application portal for the 13th African Games is now available at https://sys.com/online-application-form/7i/k5/wR/gY/gY/oVz/index. Interested media representatives are encouraged to apply before…

GFA Procures $100,000 Worth of Footballs for Regional Division Clubs

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has purchased $100,000 worth of footballs to support clubs in the regional divisions, according to an announcement on the GFA website. The new footballs, procured through the FIFA Forward programme, will be distributed to Division Two, Division Three, and Regional Women's Division One league clubs across the country. "During the 29th Session of the GFA Congress President Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku announced that an amount of $100,000 via the FIFA Forward programme has been allocated…

Kobby Stonne Writes: $8.5M AFCON 2023 Budget Mired in Corruption

Ghana's budget for the African Cup of Nations 2023 (AFCON) has risen to an astonishing $8.5 million for 2023, sparking widespread outrage and allegations of financial mismanagement and corruption within the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ghana Football Association (GFA). This budget, the largest in the country's history for the tournament has aroused major concerns regarding the distribution of cash, particularly in light of the much smaller budgets of other competing nations. The current funding allotment for…

Eric Amoako Twum Appointed Head of Black Muscles Management Committee

The Ghana Bodybuilding and Fitness Association (GBFA) has appointed Eric Amoako Twum, a health and fitness enthusiast, to head the Black Muscles management committee. Amoako Twum has over 25 years of experience in areas such as marketing, brand management, project management, and investment promotion. He has extensive expertise in marketing, having previously worked as Brand Manager for companies like Millicom Ghana (Tigo), Nestle Ghana, One Africa Media, and the UK-based Telecommunication giants Orange Telecom.…

‘We’re truly sorry; lessons learnt’ — Joseph Paintsil on Black Stars’ early AFCON ‘23 exit

Ghanaian left winger Joseph Paintsil has offered a public apology to the nation for the Black Stars' disappointing early exit from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. Ghana were hoping to challenge for their 5th AFCON title but finished third in their group after failing to win a single match. They drew with Egypt and Mozambique and lost to Cape Verde, which meant they had to rely on being selected as one of the best third-place teams to qualify for the knockout phase. However, those hopes were dashed…

Black Stars’ Abysmal Performance Due to Lack of Proper Psychological Support — Coach Nimley

Renowned Ghanaian coach, Christopher Nimley has criticized the Ghana Football Association for not providing adequate psychological support to the senior national team, the Black Stars. In an interview with Accra-based Adom FM, Coach Nimley said the team is too mentally fragile due to the lack of a dedicated sports psychologist working with the squad. "The team doesn't have a psychologist so Kurt Okraku has turned into one throughout his reign as FA President. The manner in which he approached the players after the…

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