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‘You’ll bounce back stronger’ – Akufo-Addo to Dogboe

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed confidence in Ghana’s boxing icon, Isaac Dogboe, to bounce back stronger after Dogbe lost his WBO Super Bantamweight title to Mexican Emmanuel Navarette in the United States of America on Sunday morning. Dogboe who until now had gone 20 fights without defeat lasted the entire 12 rounds. By unanimous decision, all the 3 …

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Isaac Dogboe loses WBO Super Bantamweight title

Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe has lost his WBO world super bantamweight title to Mexican Emmanuel Navarette in the United States. In his second title defence, Isaac Dogboe failed to produce the devastating skill and dexterity that saw him beat the likes of Magdaleno and Juarez earlier this year. Dogboe who until now had gone 20 fights without defeat lasted the entire …

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Isaac Dogboe brings slice of Ghanaian culture to Madison Square Garden

Isaac Dogboe made it a mission to unfold the phrase the minute he touched down in New York Metropolis earlier this week, his first time ever within the Large Apple. “Neho!” Dogboe had native New York City youth from the Give a Child a Dream Basis huddle around him and chant at Brooklyn’s famed Gleason’s Health club on Wednesday throughout …

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2018 AWCON: Priscilla Okyere suffers shoulder injury in Ghana’s opening win

Ghana midfielder Priscilla Okyere picked up a knock on her shoulder in the 1-0 win over Algeria on Saturday. The Black Queens opened their campaign at the 2018 Africa Women’s Nations Cup with a slim win over the North Africans before an expectant home crowd. Gladys Amfobea’s 13th minute thunderbolt proved enough to hand Ghana the much needed win. Saturday’s …

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Ghana ready for Sierra Leone despite doubts over match

The Black Stars of Ghana, have commenced camping in Kumasi, ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCoN) qualifier against Sierra Leone, despite uncertainty over the match. The game scheduled for Thursday, October 11, at the Baba Yara Stadium, had been thrown into doubt, following the world’s football governing body, FIFA’s suspension of the Sierra Leone Football Association (FA) …

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Isaac Dogboe arrives home to a rousing welcome

Isaac Dogboe’s growing popularity and support base came to light once again as hundreds of Ghanaians thronged the Terminal 3 of the Kotoka International Airport to welcome him back home. The teeming boxing fans who have been wowed by Dogboe’s exploits showered praises on the man who describes himself as ‘the torchbearer of Ghana boxing’. Dogboe is coming home nearly …

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FIFA president Infantino: I did not betray Michel Platini

Gianni Infantino has told L’Equipe he “didn’t jump at the chance” to take advantage of corruption allegations against Michel Platini when he replaced his former UEFA boss in the race to be FIFA president. Infantino succeeded the disgraced Sepp Blatter in 2016 after Blatter had left the post following revelations of impropriety including a “disloyal payment” of more than two …

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2018 Youth Olympics: Team Ghana arrives in Buenos Aires

Ghana’s contingent to the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires has arrived in the South American city. The team touched down in Argentina on Monday for the Games which will start on October 6 to the 18th. The team has Sandra Mensimah Owusu (weightlifting), Kelvin Carboo (beach volleyball), Solomon Diafo (athletics), Abeiku Jackson (swimming) and Eric Tsatsu (beach volleyball) as …

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Don’t recall KP Boateng into Black Stars – J.E Sarpong

Controversial Ghanaian coach J.E Sarpong says Kevin-Prince Boateng does not merit a recall into the Black Stars despite his superb form for US Sassuolo in the Italian Serie A. Boateng retired from international football in 2011, citing fatigue from combining club football and international duties but later rescinded his decision and represented the Black Stars at the World Cup three …

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Confederation of African Football warns Ghana

Deputy General Secretary for Confederation of African Football (CAF) in charge of development and competitions, Anthony Baffoe has called on Ghana to step up preparations for the impending Africa Women’s Championship. The former Black stars player in an interview aired by the BBC Africa challenged the Local Organizing Committee to intensify preparations since time was not on their side. The …

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