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September, 2017

  • 27 September

    GOC would support every discipline – President reassures

    President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Ben Nunoo Mensah has reiterated the GOC’s commitment in supporting all National Federations under the Olympic Committee. He said without these Federations, there cannot be a National Olympic Committee (NOC), therefore, it behoved on the GOC to support the developmental agenda of the …

  • 26 September

    Expand electoral college – Agama

    President of Bechem United Football Club, Mr Kingsley Owusu Achiaw has called on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to expand their electoral college for the upcoming 2019 electoral congress. He said the current electoral college of 123 which favours a few should be expanded to about 300 or 400 to …

  • 19 September

    GOC President makes case for national team coaches

    President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Ben Nunoo Mensah has appealed to the National Sports Authority (NSA) to recruit coaches for the various sports disciplines. He said the National Federations spend a lot in training national team coaches but because they are not fully employed, it becomes difficult for …

  • 18 September

    Ghana to participate in World Islamic Solidarity Games

    Ghana is expected to make her maiden appearance in the World Islamic Solidarity Games scheduled for Istanbul, Turkey in the year 2021. The move for this has begun with talks between the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and the Islamic community in the Ghana led by His Eminence …

  • 13 September

    Ghana to host the rebirth of All African Sports Awards

    Ghana has received the bid to host the rebirth of the All African Sports Awards after a successful meeting between the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah and the President Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) General Lassanne Palenfo in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. …

  • 11 September

    Ghana Volleyball Association to launch Olympic Solidarity project

    The Ghana Volleyball Association (GVA) is set to commence an Olympic Solidarity project in the country after its launch on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. The project by GVA is in collaboration with the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) under the Olympic Solidarity. It would be …

  • 8 September

    Black Cranes’ Ruth Baffoe qualifies for 2018 Commonwealth Games

    Member of the national weightlifting team, Ruth Baffoe has sealed her qualification to represent Ghana at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia. She finished 9th out of 23 lifters in the women’s 53kg category at the ongoing Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in Australia which also serves as a qualification …

  • 7 September

    Ghana gets World Armwrestling Junior Referee

    The Technical Director and Head Referee of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF), Husseini Akueteh Addy has obtained the World Armwrestling Federation’s (WAF) Junior Referee status. His elevation was obtained on the side-lines of the just ended World Armwrestling Championship and congress in Budapest, Hungary. Addy was very impressive during the …

  • 4 September

    GOC, NSA to rescue Netball Association of Ghana

      The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and the National Sports Authority (NSA) have agreed to bring netball back to the international stage after the Netball Association of Ghana (NAG) was expelled for non-payment of affiliation fees. To this effect the Ghana Olympic Committee has made a payment of US$500 to …

  • 3 September

    Armwrestling: Ghanaian delegations in Budapest for World Congress

    President of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) together with his Secretary General Husseini Akuetteh Addy have arrived in Budapest, Hungary for the World Armwrestling Congress. The two would also participate in the 39th World Armwrestling Championship at the same venue and also partake in the Africa Continental Meeting. According to …