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Schweinsteiger joins Chicago Fire

Manchester United have agreed to let Bastian Schweinsteiger join MLS Chicago Fire. The German midfielder, 32, has signed a one-year deal, according to the Chicago Tribune newspaper. “I’ve always sought opportunities where I hoped to make a positive impact and to help make something great,” Schweinsteiger said in a statement the Tribune said it received from the club. “My move …

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Black Stars coach: Search C’ttee to review applications today

The six-man committee formed to search for a new head coach for the Ghana senior men’s national team will meet today for the first time since closing applications for the job March 10. Early this month, the Ghana FA Executive formed the Committee chaired by President Kwesi Nyantakyi to undertake the exercise of finding the best coach available to fill …

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Ghanaian athletes need to sacrifice more to excel – Gaisah

Former Ghana long jumper, Ignatius Gaisah believes athletics in the country will get to its highest peak if athletes are ready to sacrifice more for the sport. Gaisah, who is Ghana’s first and only World Athletes Championship silver medalist, paid a surprise visit at the second Open Circuit Championship which came off at the El Wak Sports Stadium during the …

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Queen’s Baton Relay tours Ghana

The Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) arrived in Ghana over the weekend, ahead of the 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in Australia, the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) announced. The relay first started with his Excellency the Vice President of Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia from the flagstaff house and was handed over to the Sports Minister Isaac Mensah, then to the …

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Cristiano Ronaldo scoops Portugal’s player of the year award

After the mountain of individual and team trophies handed to Cristiano Ronaldo in 2016, the Real Madrid star will be forced to find some more space on his mantelpiece for the Portuguese player of the year honour. Along with the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and Club World Cup titles picked up with Los Blancos, Ronaldo helped his country to …

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Don’t push me, I’ll go myself – Nyantakyi

Newly elected FIFA Council member, Kwesi Nyantakyi, believes he has learnt a huge lesson from Hayatou’s ousting in the recent CAF elections and will relinquish his Ghana FA position when the time is due. He has therefore called on his critics not to push him out through the media. Nyantakyi played a major role in Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad to end …

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UPAC 2017: Zones F and G set for March 25 in Kumasi

Games in Zones F and G of the 2017 Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges (UPAC) Basketball Championship will be played on March 25 at the Kumasi Technical University (KTU). Qualifiers in each zone was set to be honored on different dates but Rite Sports Limited, organizers of the competition, announced the two groups will be merged due to administrative reasons. Originally, …

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Kwesi Appiah shouldn’t have applied for Ghana job, says Osei

Ghana Football Association executive committee member, Wilfred Kwaku Osei, claims Kwesi Appiah was wrong to have applied again for the Black Stars job, following the departure of Avram Grant. Appiah was in charge of the national team between 2012 and 2014 and despite guiding Ghana to their third consecutive Fifa World Cup finals in Brazil, he was sacked after the …

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NSA boss lauds Minister for new directive

The Deputy Director in charge of technical at the National Sports Authority (NSA), Mr Saka Acquaye, has lauded the Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah, for his directive to get the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to work under the NSA, which is the mother body of all sporting disciplines in the country. For him, the move was a …

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