Sports Ministry secures official residence for Black Stars coach

The Sports Ministry has finally acquired a permanent accommodation for Black Stars coach Kwasi Appiah. The residence situated in the plush Airport Residential Area was secured with the help of the Works and Housing Ministry. “The ministry of Youth and…

Sports Ministry suffers budget cut by GH¢14m but…

The Ministry for Youth and Sports has suffered a 30 per cent cut in its annual budget, according to figures in the 2018 statement and economic policy by government. Figures obtained from next year’s budget which was read before Parliament…

MTN FA Cup Final: Sports Ministry directs organizers to change kickoff time [LETTER]

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has ordered the organizers of the MTN FA Cup to maintain the traditional 1500 GMT kickoff time for the grand finale of the 2017 edition. The hugely promoted grand finale between arch-rivals Asante Kotoko…

2018 Women’s Afcon: 11-member LOC inaugurated; Freda Prempeh is Chair

Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has inaugurated the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 2018 Women’s African Cup of Nations to be hosted by Ghana. Freda Prempeh, a parliamentary representing the Tano North Constituency, was named Chairperson of the eleven-member committee…

Gov’t won’t pay consultation fee for failed Afcon bidding – Asiamah

Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah has told the Public Accounts Committee that his office will not pay the supposed consultancy fee of $525,000 to RICS Consult for the preparation of Ghana’s bid documents for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. According…

Princesses to start camping by Friday – Sports Ministry

The Ghana national Under-20 women’s team, Black Princesses’ preparations for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Algeria which was scheduled to commence on Monday has been delayed, the Sports Ministry has confirmed. According to the outfit’s spokesperson Elvis Adjei Baah,…

Black Stars: Kwasi Appiah and backroom paid $147k salary arrears [SEE BREAKDOWN]

Black Stars coach Kwasi Appiah and his backroom have finally been issued cheques to the tune of $147,000 in settlement of their unpaid salaries of three months. Appiah, who returned to the Ghana national team job at the start of…

National Sports College: Nkansah Dwamena appointed Acting Director

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has appointed Eric Nkansah Dwamena as the Acting Director for the National Sports College, Winneba. He is a former Estate Manager of the National Sports Authority at the Accra Sports Stadium. Sports Minister Isaac…

A-G’s report: Sports Ministry breached procurement law in failed Afcon 2017 bid process

The Auditor-General’s report on the Public Accounts of Ghana – Ministries, Departments and Other Agencies (MDAs) for the year ended 31 December 2015 has cited the Ministry of Youth and Sports for breaching procurement laws relating to the nation’s Afcon…

Isaac Aryee: MOYS sponsors surgery for boxer knocked down by police

The Youth and Sports Ministry has presented a cash of GHS 14,000 cash covering the surgery bills of injured former National Welterweight champion, Isaac Aryee. On Tuesday, deputy minister Pius Enam Hadzide made good of an earlier promise to support…

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