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September, 2017

  • 17 September

    WAFU Cup: Maxwell Konadu says playing Nigeria will be tough

    The Head coach of the local Black Stars, Maxwell Konadu, is anticipating a very difficult match against regional rivals, Nigeria today, in Group A’s final group game which will be played at the Cape Coast Sports stadium. Ghana have already progressed to the semi-finals after winning their two previous games …

  • 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. …

  • 13 September

    WAFU Cup: Ghana, Nigeria clash in group stage opener

    The Black Stars B popularly known as the local Black Stars will engage the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Group A’s opener of the Fox WAFU Cup of Nations tomorrow at the Nduom Sports Stadium. Ghana eliminated Gambia by a lone goal in the preliminaries whilst Nigeria defeated Sierra Leone …

  • 12 September

    Ghana Armwrestling Federation begins ‘Campus Tour’

    The Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) has begun the introduction of the sport of armwrestling to the various tertiary institutions across the country. First to benefit was the University of Ghana as the game was held as part of activities marking the launch of this semester’s inter hall games. Officials and …

  • 12 September

    IFSS to support physically challenged through sports

    The International Federation of Skate Soccer (IFSS) has pledged their commitment to support physically challenged Ghanaians through sports especially skate soccer. According to the President of IFSS, Mr Sunil Lalvani, his organisation is a registered non-governmental organisation with an ultimate goal of supporting physically challenged individuals to play the game …

  • 12 September

    FIFA U-17 WC: Starlets to receive $1000 winning bonus

    Awake Sports can confirm that the national U17 team the Black Starlets of Ghana will receive $1,000 as winning bonus in the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup to be staged in India. The same amount was previously paid to the Black Starlets during the African Youth Championship in Gabon earlier …

  • 12 September

    WAFU Cup: No winning bonus for Black Stars B

    The Minister for Youth and Sports Isaac Asiamah has told Finder Sports that his Ministry is not committed to paying any winning bonus to the local Black Stars in the ongoing 2017 FOX Sports WAFU Cup of Nations been staged in Cape Coast. In an interview with Awake Sports, Isaac …

  • 12 September

    MMDAs urged to adopt sports programmes

    Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Pius Enam Hadzide has urged all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to adopt sports programmes for their assemblies. He also called on them to implement the Vice President’s initiative of monthly Health Walks in their various localities. He said sports has many benefits …

  • 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 …

  • 11 September

    2018 World Cup: South Africa FA to hold emergency meeting today

    South Africa’s Football Association (Safa) will hold an emergency committee meeting later today Monday, September 11,  “to discuss the way forward” following Fifa’s decision to order a replay of the World Cup qualifier against Senegal because of “match manipulation” by the referee. South Africa beat Senegal 2-1 at home last …