Budget 2019: Sports Ministry allocation increased by 33%

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, Thursday, announced in the full 2019 Budget Statement and Economic Policy an increase in the outlay for the Ministry of Youth and Sports by 33 per cent to GH¢43,795,046. The allocation to the ministry in the…

Restore the good image of Ghana football – Sports Minister tells Normalization C’ttee

The Minister for Youth and Sports Hon Isaac Kwame Asiamah has reiterated Government’s readiness to support the Normalization Committee of the Ghana Football Association as the later embarks on a process of restoring confidence and trust in football activities in…

Sierra Leone minister hits back at FIFA ban threat

Sierra Leone’s Sports Minister reacted angrily on Monday to a threat by FIFA to ban or suspend the country for the suspension of the nation’s two top football officials in a corruption probe. “We will not accept or tolerate any…

Names pop up as vetting begins for GFA Normalization C’ttee

The joint Fifa/Caf mission responsible for the setting up of a Normalization Committee for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has begun work after arriving in the country Tuesday evening. Representing Caf is acting first vice-president and leader of the Nigeria…

Confirmed: Sports Ministry pays GFA staff June salaries

Staff of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have begun receiving their salaries from government, starrsportsgh.com has confirmed. It will be recalled that in the aftermath of the #Number12 documentary, the Police CID, as part of its investigations, marked the offices…

Opinion: Why Sports Ministry’s response to FIFA threat is hollo and vacuous

I woke up to see a statement from the Sports Ministry responding to a FIFA letter issuing an ultimatum to the Ghana Government to withdraw a court process to dissolve the GFA before August 27 or risk being banned. After…

Australia visa scandal: “I have learnt my lessons” – Hadzide

Deputy Sports Minister Pius Enam Hadzide says he has picked vital lessons from the visa racketeering scandal that rocked Ghana’s participation at this year’s Commonwealth Games. Overseeing Ghana’s campaign at the multisport event was his major assignment since his appointment…

Australia Visa Scandal: Suspended NSA Board Chair Baah Agyeman reinstated

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has reinstated with immediate effect, the suspended Chairperson of the Board of the National Sports Authority, Kwadwo Baah Agyeman. A statement signed by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugen Arhin Monday announced the return to duty of…

Princesses have not rented jerseys – Sports Ministry clarifies

The Sports Ministry has quashed reports that the Ghana U-20 female side, Black Princesses played a warm-up game in rented jerseys over the weekend. A picture of some members of the Princesses donning kits not recognized as national apparel popped…

Ghana gov’t-Fifa meeting postponed

Ghana Government’s scheduled meeting with a Fifa delegation on Friday has been “postponed until further notice”, the Sports Ministry has announced. Three Fifa officials were expected in Accra today, June 21, to discuss the way forward for the country’s football…

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