ruben tettehMay 20, 2019
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Omy Television has signed a partnership deal with Women in Sports Association(WISA) to project the vision of rewarding well deserved women sports athletes in Ghana

The deal was singed by the Chief Executive Officer of OMY TV, Miss Joyce Aku Mensah and the Madam Gloria Commodore, Executive Director of WISA for OMY TV and WISA respectively.

Miss Joyce Aku Mensah who assumes the position as the new director for WISA said“ We will try our best and support WISA to the level that it deserves. As a young lady, it is my desire to see ladies venture into sports hence my interest in seeing to success of WISA”

Miss Aku also said  “ Our TV station is sports centred so we shall use our medium to project WISA by giving it the needed publicity and support WISA financially “

“I’ thank Madam Gloria Commodore for reposing confidence in me by handing over WISA to me for further successes”

The Executive Director of WISA, Madam Gloria Commodore also said
“I am glad to have a vibrant lady in the person of Madam Aku who will continue to promote WISA by helping me project the agenda of awarding female sports personalities”

WISA will be five years this year and will be awarding ladies who excelled last year.

This year’s  award ceremony is set to take place in the month of September

Keep watching OMY TV for further information about WISA AWARDS 2019.


lydia agyeiMay 20, 2019
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Kayserispor  and blackstar’s forward,Asamoah Gyan has issued a statement that he has retired from the National team of Ghana.This is the official statement from the camp of the Former captain.Ghana’s all-time leading scorer  has announced his retirement from the Black Stars with 32 days to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.More to follow…………………………..


lydia agyeiMay 20, 2019
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Spanish giants Villareal are set to make a move for Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso in the summer transfer window.

The Yellow submarines managed to survive relegation after a turbulent 2018/19 season in the La Liga, finishing 14th in the just ended campaign.

After a turbulent season, the club has identified their former player as one the needed reinforcement ahead of preseason.

Meanwhile, Wakaso is eyeing a bumper deal with yet to be named clubs in Europe and Asia who are seeking to sign him before the start of next season.

Insiders close to the deal have told Ghana’s leading soccer news outfit that negotiations for the influential player is far advanced and Alaves will approve his departure as the offers are good.

Wakaso and his representatives met with the club’s Board of Directors and Sporting Director Sergio Fernandez over the Ghanaian’s departure in the winter transfer window.

The club prevented the former Las Palmas midfield enforcer from leaving because he was an “important” player in manager Abelardo Fernández’s plans.

With the Africa Cup of Nations also looming, his agents want to wait until after the tournament as rich Asian and Arabian clubs are set to storm the competition in Egypt in search of top players.

Credit:ghanasoccernet.com


nana obrempongMay 20, 2019
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Asante Kotoko trainer, C. K Akonnor says he is unhappy with his players despite their 2-0 win over Medeama Sporting Club in the ongoing Normalisation Committee Special Competition at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday.

The Porcupine Warriors whipped the Tarkwa-based side to move to the top in Zone B of the Tier 1 league.

Songne Yacouba and Abdul Fatawu Shafiu scored two goals in the second half for the home side.

But Kotoko’s coach C.K Akonnor insisted that they “did not play too well” despite their win.

“We struggled to pass the ball when we’re in possession. But we looked sharper upfront and we delivered,” C.K Akonnor said after the win.

“I was happy with the fact that Yacouba (Songne) came in and brought some freshness into the game. He really did very well.”

“Honestly, we didn’t play too well but we were efficient up front. I’m glad we were able to convert the chances we had,” he ended.

The Porcupine Warriors will travel to Aduana Stars in the last round to determine their qualification in the next stage of the competition.


nana obrempongMay 20, 2019
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Head coach of the Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah, will not reveal his squad for the Africa Cup of Nations today Monday, 20th May, 2019 as was widely reported.

The Ghana Football Association revealed in a statement last week that Appiah would name a provisional 30 man squad for the tournament to be staged in Egypt from June 21.

Ghana has already lined up friendly games with South Africa and Namibia in Abou Dhabi, where they are expected to pitch camp.

The games are said to have been fixed for June 6 and 9 in the United Arab Emirates where the Black Stars will pitch camp ahead of the tournament.

The 30-man squad is expected to be trimmed down to 23 players following the two week camp in Dubai.


nana obrempongMay 20, 2019
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Ghana goalkeepers trainer Richard ‘Olele’ Kingston says the Black Stars will end their Africa Cup of Nations trophy drought if leaders of the national team approach Nigerian pastor T.B Joshua.

The Black Stars are desperate to end their title hoodoo at the 2019 edition of Africa’s flagship football competition next month when the tournament kicks off in Egypt.

Kingston, who manages also coaches the second division club Emmanuel FC which belongs to the pastor, says the preacher man is capable of interceding on behalf of the national team to win the title.

He added that he has already spoken to man whom many of his followers believe has supernatural powers to make difficult things easy.

The former international, who attends the church of TB Joshua, says he is ready to lead the Ghana FA members to the church in Nigeria to help Ghana win the title, claiming he did the same with the Super Eagles of Nigeria six years ago.

”If the nation wants us to seek his help, I am ready to lead us meet him so he prays for us. I am confident he can and will help us win because he has helped others like Nigeria in 2013,” Richard Olele Kingson told Oyerepa 100.7FM

“Ogenyi Onazi is one of his sons he is a pianist at the synagogue church so consulted him to help them.

“I have talked to him to help us that was before the qualifiers and so if a delegation from Ghana go to meet him,it will not be out of place because he can help.”

Richard Kingston (far right) is Ghana goalkeepers' trainer

Richard Kingston (far right) is Ghana goalkeepers’ trainer

Ghana’s Black Stars are seeking to end the 37 years trophy drought in Egypt as the last time the country won Africa’s prestigious tournament was in 1982 in Libya.

The Black Stars defeated the host country [Libya] on penalties to lift the ultimate.

The technical handlers of the Black Stars have been charged to win the ultimate or will be shown the exit.

The African football powerhouse has come close in winning the trophy in 1992, 2010 and 2015.


ruben tettehMay 17, 2019
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Ghanaian young star Emmanuel Gyamfi has helped his US based club GAM United FC to qualify for the 2019 Adult State Cup Final in the United States of America

The 19 year-old talented footballer who plays both as a left back and right winger has played for a number of clubs like Mighty Jet, Lizbeth Fc, Afro United(USA), Colorado Cougars(USA) and GAM United also in the United States

The final match which is scheduled to take place on Sunday May 19, 2019 will see the young sensational midfielder in action for GAM United against FC Boulder

Emmanuel Gyamfi who has performed tremendously for GAM United is expected to help his club to win the 2019 Adult State Cup in the Final with his splendid performance


ruben tettehMay 16, 2019

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The father of young Hearts of Oak midfielder, Manaf Umar has passed on.

Mr. Umar Shaibu joined the heavenly choir yesterday between the hours of 1pm to 2pm in the Ashanti Regional Capital, Kumasi.

The cause of his death is however yet to be made public by the family.

Unfortunately for the Hearts player, his father’s demise was unknown to him prior to their NC special competition game against Karela United which Hearts won by a goal to nil at the Accra Sports Stadium yesterday


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Ghanaian midfield sensation Bernard Mensah has started training with his team mates after almost one and half months on the sidelines.

The Atletico Madrid Star who is on loan at Kayserispor sustained a collarbone injury while playing for his club Kayserispor in the Turkish Super Lig in their match against Besiktas at the Kadir Has Stadium.

The Black Stars midfielder  has played 1697mins in his 26 appearances for Kayserispor with 4 man of the match awards and has registered 4 goals in his name

His 86%  passing ability for the club  with his trength being dribbling, passing and taking direct free kicks, has been very important for the club since he joined

His return will  boost the club’s midfield options as he commands his position anytime he returns to the pitch

With just four more matches to end the Turkish Super Lig, Kayserispor are 13th on the league and are expecting to push further on the league table with the return of the Ghanaian international

His return will help coach Akwesi Appiah to have enough options to choose from in order to boost his midfield ahead of the AFCON 2019 to be held in June

Story by Cecil Stanley Nii Teiko Tagoe.


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The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed Caster Semenya’s appeal over IAAF testosterone regulations.

The regulations will force athletes with naturally-occurring high levels of testosterone to take medication to lower them, if they want to continue competing.

Semenya, a two-time Olympic 800m champion, and Athletics South Africa had claimed the rules were unlawful, but their appeal has been rejected by the CAS

The 28-year-old has one of the various genetic conditions collectively known as differences or disorders of sex development (DSD).

CAS said in a statement on Wednesday: “By majority, the CAS panel has dismissed the requests for arbitration, considering that the claimants were unable to establish that the DSD regulations were ‘invalid’.

“The panel found that the DSD regulations are discriminatory, but the majority of the panel found that, on the basis of the evidence submitted by the parties, such discrimination is a necessary, reasonable and proportionate means of achieving the IAAF’s aim of preserving the integrity of female athletics in the restricted events.

Despite finding in favour of the IAAF, the CAS said its panel “expressed some serious concerns as to the future practical application” of the DSD regulations.

Semenya responded to the decision with a statement which said: “I know that the IAAF’s regulations have always targeted me specifically.

“For a decade the IAAF has tried to slow me down, but this has actually made me stronger.

“The decision of the CAS will not hold me back.

“I will once again rise above and continue to inspire young women and athletes in South Africa and around the world.”

Semenya is considering whether to appeal against the decision.

Semenya and other affected athletes hoping to compete at the World Championships in Doha in September will have to start taking medication to lower their testosterone level to below the required level within one week.

That decision is a concession by the IAAF, due to the length of time it has taken CAS to reach a verdict – but in future athletes will be required to have reduced their blood testosterone level to below the stipulated concentration for a period of six months before they can compete.

The proposed regulations will only concern athletes competing in events from the 400m to the mile.

Semenya, though, believes it is “irresponsible” for the IAAF to implement the regulations.

A statement issued on her behalf said she wants the governing body to “to commission a team of fully independent experts to produce an unbiased assessment of the need for and methods of regulation before implementing what she believes are harmful rules that will negatively impact the well-being of athletes around the world”.

It added that “her unique genetic gift should be celebrated, not regulated”.

Semenya has been the subject of scrutiny ever since she burst onto the scene at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, where she won the first of her three world titles.

Aged just 18, she achieved that feat despite the emotional strain caused by international media speculation about a gender verification test, following complaints from rivals about her muscular build.

 

 

 

source:skysports



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