Author: Talks Ghana Media

Kumasi Asante moved nine points clear at the top of the Ghana Premier League table with a routine 2-0 win over visiting Accra Great Olympics at the Baba Yara Stadium on Friday afternoon. Cameroonian striker, Frank Etouga’s first half brace was enough to hand the Porcupine Warriors all the three points, their 6th win in their last seven games. Etouga won and then converted an early penalty in the 7th minute after he was brought down in the box following brilliant foot work. In the 34th minute, Etouga made it 2-0, slicing the ball agonizingly off the upright and past…

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The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has decided to part ways with Black Stars Coach Milovan Rajevac. This follows the receipt of the Technical Report from the Coach, the Medical Report and the Report from the Management Committee following Ghana’s early exit from the Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 tournament. The Executive Council after considering the three reports and engagements with key stakeholders has decided to end its relationship with Coach Milovan Rajevac and also decided that the Black Stars Management Committee be reconstituted. The Association would like to thank Milovan Rajevac and the Management Committee the…

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Six Ghanaians have been appointed by the Confederation of African Football ( CAF) to offer their services at the 2022 African Cup of Nations which kicks of in Cameroon on Sunday. The GFA’s IT Director Francis Adu Essah will join CAF’s IT Experts for the competition due to due to his excellent leadership and execution of the FIFA Connect system and Competition management system in Ghana. Dr Prince Pambo has also been handed the role of a doping control officer during the tournament. The Ghanaian medical practitioner and former GFA medical Committee member is currently in Cameroon preparing to offer…

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The Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon on Sunday, as the biggest names in African football assemble to compete for the continent’s grandest prize. While the tournament build-up has been overshadowed by conflicts with European clubs, the coronavirus pandemic, security concerns in the host nation and questions about stadium readiness, the talent is there for the football to truly do the talking. Check out the final squad of all the participating countries. Cameroon Burkina Faso Cape Verde Ethiopia Senegal Zimbabwe Malawi Guinea Ghana Morocco Comoros Nigeria Gabon Egypt Sudan Guinea-Bissau Cote D’IVoire Equatorial Quinea Sierra…

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Table of Contents Teams Participating in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Ivory Coast Sierra Leone Ethiopia Guinea-Bissau Cape Verde Islands Sudan Gambia Zimbabwe Equatorial Guinea Malawi Mali Mauritania Ghana Tunisia Egypt Morocco Comoros Burkina Guinea Senegal Algeria Cameroon Nigeria Gabon

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The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Association of Sachet and Packaged Water Producers (NASPAWAP) has recommended to all its members to review upward the prices of their products. In a press release signed by the National President, Magnus Nunoo, the Association stated that among other things, sachet water will be sold at 40pesewas, while 500ml bottled water, previously sold at GHC1.00 will now be sold at GHC1.50. The new prices will take effect from Monday, December 27, 2021. “It is recommended that the 500ml ice bottled water be retailed at GHC 1.50, and the 750ml or medium size…

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Ghana’s 100m record holder Benjamin Azamati has revealed that he was nervous at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Speaking on Joy news with George Addo Jr., he said starting his race with the world’s second fastest man by his side made him psychologically uneasy and instead of concentrating, he lose focus due to inexperience. “I have learnt a lot, and the Olympic Games has given me a lot of experience” he said. The 23-year-old clocked 10.13s and finished 4th in the race which was won by Rohan Browning of Australia with Yohan Blake of Jamaica finishing 2nd. Azamati, a University…

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Ghana’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic bronze medalist, Samuel Takyi will step into the ring for his first professional fight on January 29, 2022. Takyi who turns 21 on December 23 has signed a managerial and promotional contract with Bazooka Promotions, a syndicate owned by boxing legend Ike Quartey. He told the media he was ready to kick-start his pro journey to become a future world champion. “If everything goes as planned, I will make my professional debut next month under Ike Quartey. I am glad I made that choice because I believe he has what it takes to lead me to…

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The Black Stars head coach, Milovan Rajevac has named a provisional 30-man squad to start camping in Doha, Qatar ahead of the Africa Cup Of Nations to be held next month in Cameroon. The squad features the likes of Andre Dede Ayew and his brother, Jordan Ayew, Rennes’ Kamaldeen Sulemana, Chelsea’s Baba Rahman and Dreams FC starlet Abdul Fatawu Issahaku. Surprise names for the camp include David Abagna Sandan of RTU, Abdul Mumin of Vitoria Guimarães, Salis Abdul Samed of Clermont Foot in France, Maxwell Abbey Quaye of Accra Great Olympics, Felix Afena-Gyan of Roma and Joseph Paintsil of Gent.…

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University of Ghana branch of University Teachers Association of Ghana, UTAG,  will go on industrial strike from January 3rd, 2022 indefinitely after rejecting UTAG-NEC and Government Memorandum of Agreement on condition of service. The association on Friday, December 17, 2021 rejected a proposed US$1600 Research Allowance payable to UTAG members in 2024 in a Memorandum of Agreement between Government and UTAG Negotiation Team. It also rejected purported NEC acceptance of the proposed Research Allowance at a meeting dated 11th November, 2021. The decision taken by UTAG-UG branch in its resolution on October 8, to reject the Memorandum of Agreement was…

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The Black Princesses advanced to the penultimate round of the African qualifiers to the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup after a slim win against Zambia on Saturday, December, 18 2021. Ben Fokuo’s side after drawing 0-0 in the first leg in Lusaka two weeks ago- finished the job by beating the Young Copper Queens 1-0 at the Cape Coast Stadium. Captain Janet Egyir scored the only goal in the 35th minute. The Black Queens will now face Uganda to look for a place in the Women’s World Cup for the sixth  consecutive time.

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The 2021 edition of the annual Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) awards night was honoured on Friday, 17th December 2021 at the Accra International Conference Centre with Ghana’s Vice President, his excellency Dr Mahamadu Bawumia as the special guest of honour. The visionary digital man as he has come to be known in recent times mounted the podium basically to enlighten local football clubs on the need to go digital as a means of generating funds off-the-pitch. Dr Bawumia did a presentation on how traditional clubs with a large following like Hearts, Kotoko and Real Tamale United can rake…

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Accra Hearts of Oak head coach Samuel Boadu has been discharged from hospital, the club has announced. Samuel Boadu, 35 was rushed to a hospital in Elmina after suffering from illness during the Ghana Premier League game between the Phobians and Elmina Sharks. It is the second time the double-winning coach  had challenges while on the dugout. In January 2020, the former player was rushed to the hospital while working as head coach of Medeama SC during a league game against AshantiGold. In a statement on Friday December,17, the club indicated “we are ensuring everyone that coach Samuel Boadu has…

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The Local Organizing Committee for the 2023 All Africa Games has launched the official logo, mascot and website of the games to be held in Accra, Ghana. The launch which was held at the Grand Arena of Accra International Conference Center on Thursday ,16 December.2021. also saw the launch of the website (Tawiah) for the games. The logo is named Akweley, and the mascot is called Okodie(Eagle) all in Ga Language. The Eagle was chosen as the Mascot as it symbolizes courage, strength, focus and immortality. The event was graced by President Akuffo Addo, Minister for Youth, Sports, Mustapha Ussif…

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Hearts of Oak new signing Gladson Awako scored a screamer on his long awaited debut to hand his side their first win of the season against Elmina Sharks on Wednesday. The 30 year old came on as a 64th minute substitute for Enock Asubonteng and scored from long range to put the Hearts of Oak ahead in the 72nd minute on matchday eight at the Nduom Sports Stadium Awako only rejoined the club’s training last month following months of absence citing personal problems. He later attributed his leave of absence from the club to a long running stomach upset. …

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Accra Hearts of Oak will begin their title defense in the 2021/2022 MTN FA Cup against Accra Lions. The draw for the Round of 64, which was done on Tuesday afternoon, also sees two of the in-form teams in the Ghana Premier League, King Faisal and Kumasi Asante Kotoko face off. The draw also sees three other Ghana Premier League pairings, with Karela United taking on Medeama Sporting Club,  Ashantigold being drawn against Bechem United and Aduana Stars facing Techiman Eleven Wonder. The draw also sees three other Ghana Premier League pairings, with Karela United taking on Medeama Sporting Club, …

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