Author: Genuis Nub

Otto Addo (born 9 June 1975) is a scout and manager, and a retired Ghanaian-German footballer who played for Ghana internationally. He was the interim head coach of the Ghana national football team, and led them to their 4th FIFA World Cup qualification this is what he has to say after the qaulification. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQKDHkyMbrc

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Ghanaian boxing prodigy Prince “The Buzz” Larbie has been making waves wherever he goes dominating the Ghanaian juvenile boxing scene with an impressive record of 28 unbeaten. This has seen the 7-year-old speedily climb the stairs of fame and recognition not just locally but internationally as well, with many tipping the young star to be a future world champion. One of these individuals who see the potential in “The Buzz” is the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame who have invited the young Prince to their 5th Annual Induction Ceremony to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino…

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Head Coach for Accra Hearts of Oak, Samuel Boadu, says the team’s remarkable run of 10 games unbeaten in all competitions is down to lessons learnt from their defeat against Dreams FC at the Theatre of Dreams during match week 19 of the Ghana Premier League (GPL). Boadu’s men succumbed to a 2-0 defeat in Dawu in that fixture but have since recorded 10 consecutive wins in the league with the most recent coming against their arch-rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Sunday 27th June 2020 at the Accra Sports Stadium. The former Medeama gaffer believes the criticisms he received from…

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The scheduled World Boxing Organisation (WBO) bantamweight eliminator between Paul Butler [32-2, 15 KOs] and Joseph Agbeko [38-5, 28 KOs] for Friday 25th June 2021 is off, but Butler will still be fighting on the card. Agbeko, who hasn’t had a significant fight in seven-and-a-half years, has visa issues that are preventing him from making the date. Butler, who hasn’t had a significant fight in two-and-a-half years, will instead face Willibaldo Garcia [12-4-1, 6 KO] with a minor WBO trinket on the line in a 10-round bout. However, the former International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight champion, Agbeko, in an interview…

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Ghanaian boxing star Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe [21-2, 15 KOs] is set to take on Adam Lopez [15-2, 6 KOs] on Sunday, 20th June 2021 at 2 AM GMT at the Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas, USA. A former World Boxing Organisation (WBO) super bantamweight champion, Dogboe, is looking to build up points to earn another title shot this time in the featherweight division and his father Paul Dogboe who was speaking to Dornu’s Corner believes his opponent North American Boxing Federation (NABF) featherweight champion Lopez will be a walkover for his son. “I can only speak on what I…

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8-year-old Ghanaian chess sensation, Dave Chief Quansah Acheampong along with his father David and his little brother Jedidiah, visited the offices of multi-divisional company Reiss & Co yesterday 16th June 2021. Dave whose star has been on the rise ever since becoming the first-ever Ghanaian to claim victory in the U-9 category of the 2020 African Schools Individual Chess Championship back in January 2021 was invited to have a chat with the Managing Director (MD) of Reiss & Co, Jeffery Sowa, about how best the company could help develop the sport of chess at school level. “You can make it…

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Ghana, unfortunately, missed out on the 2021 Karate World Olympic Qualification Tournament held at the AccorHotels Arena Sports Hall in Paris, France. The competition which is a 2020 Tokyo Olympics Qualifier was held from 11 – 13 June 2021 and played host to 479 athletes from 96 different countries. The Ghana Karate-Do Federation (GKF) had been struggling to secure funding to participate in the tournament but the federation kept its hopes alive even three days before the competition, with the Technical Director of the GKF, Kwabena Poku, revealing back then that there was still a 50-50 chance of participation. “As…

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The 2021 Karate World Olympic Qualification Tournament is set to take place in the next three days on 11th June 2021 in Paris, France but the competition could be without Ghanaian representation as the Ghana Karate-Do Federation (GKF) struggles to secure the funds to send its athletes to the tournament. This was revealed to The Press Box, by the Technical Director of the association Kwabena Poku who revealed that there is a 50-50 chance of Ghana making the tournament. “As we speak now, preparations are ongoing, we have been training but we are not too sure whether we are going…

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Accra Panthers Rugby League Football Club (RLFC) got back to winning ways in the ongoing 2021 Ghana Rugby League Championships (GRLC) defeating new boys Nungua Tigers RLFC 12-0 to keep up the pace with current league leaders Ghana Skolars RLFC. The Panthers lost their last game 6-16 against Skolars but did enough to seal the win against the Tigers, keeping their hopes alive of being a serious contender for the trophy. It has however not been easy for the Tigers during their first stint in the Ghana Rugby League Championships, losing all their first rounds matches, but they have shown…

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2019 Ghana Rugby League Championship (GRLC) defending champions Bulls Rugby League Club (RLC) handed current league leaders Ghana Skolars RLC their first defeat of the season beating the 2019 runner-ups 20-18 on Sunday 6th June 2021 at the University of Ghana (UG) Rugby Field. Bulls have kicked off their title defence in poor form losing 24-14 to Accra Panthers RLC before struggling to 12-8 victory over newcomers Nungua Tigers RLC. The champions would however find their feet against Skolars almost taking them to the cleaners in the first half with 3 tries and a double conversion leaving the league leaders…

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Back in 2018, the  Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) confirmed that Ghana was set to host the 13th African Games to be held in 2023 beating close challengers Egypt to host the multi-sport event. In a press statement signed by then Deputy Minister of MoYS, Perry Okudzeto “The Ministry believes this is a unique opportunity to rewrite the scripts of Ghana sports for the next century.” “The Ministry is committed to providing facilities for Ghana to host a successful tournament, as the continental sports event will be staged in Accra, Kumasi and Cape Coast.” To 2020 now as a…

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The Ghana Chess Association (GCA) have renewed their relationship with Reiss & Co which will see the multi-divisional company continue to support the association’s flagship competition ‘The President’s Cup.’ This comes following a change in management at Reiss & Co with Jeffrey Sowa taking over taking over from Peter van der Wurff as Managing Director (MD) of the company. “We paid a courtesy call on him [Mr. Sowa] also in the presence of Mr. van der Wurff just to have that conversation,” said GCA President Peter Ameku in an exclusive interview with The Press Box. “The President’s Cup was approaching,…

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The 2021 Ghana Rugby League Championships’ (GRLC) latest additions Nungua Tigers had their debut against 2019 runner-ups Ghana Skolars on Sunday 23rd May 2021 at the University of Ghana (UG) Rugby Field. The Tigers showed their lack of experience as Skolars stamped their authority in the match with a huge 26-0 victory over the side from Nungua. Ghana Skolars showed no mercy as they look to go further than their 2019 second-place finish making 4 trials, 2 in each half of the game and 2 conversion kicks. Chris Da- Gama of Ghana Skolars was the darling boy of the day,…

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Defending Ghana Rugby League Championship (GRLC) titleholders, Bulls Rugby League Club (RLC), kicked off their 2021 campaign with a 24-14 defeat to Accra Panthers in what was the highlight of the first week of action in the second edition of the competition. The first half of the game was all for the Bulls as they were tactically superior and gained spaces in the defence of their opponents to make some good runs resulting in tries and points for their team. The Panthers would however turn the game around after the first half break getting their rhythm together as the Bulls…

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Head Coach for Accra Great Olympics Daniel Annor Walker has labelled Abdul Manaf Mudasiru as his super-sub in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) after his stellar performance against Inter Allies in the matchday 26 fixture. The 25-year-old striker made a cameo appearance off the bench after he was brought on to replace Joshua Kwame Rhule in the second half of the game. The Dade Boys needed a win to boost their hopes of finishing the season on high or fight for the Premier League trophy with rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko all in pole position to…

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Dreams FC shrugged off competition from Bechem United to pull a 2-1 win at the Theatre of Dreams in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) week 26. ‘The Still Believes’ lads started well with malicious intent to break down the visitors who were ultra-defensive. Striker Agyenim Boateng Mensah was fouled on the edge of the box after dancing his way through the defence of Bechem United. Dreams scored the opener before the half-hour mark through Ali Huzaif with a sweet lob over the goalkeeper, but shortly afterwards, Bechem United found the leveller courtesy, Charles Mensah. The two teams went into the…

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Ghanaian weightlifter Christian Amoah will be coming home empty-handed as the 22-year-old finished fourth (4th) in Group B of the Men’s 96kg at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics earlier today 31st July 2021. Amoah was unable to lift a high enough weight to stand a chance of securing a medal lifting a combined 315kg (145kg in the Snatch portion of the event and 170kg in the Clean & Jerk), 44kg less than the eventual winner of the group Cuba’s Olfides Saez Vera who lifted a combined 359kg. The 22-year-old who serves as the captain of the Ghana weightlifting team, the…

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Captain of the national boxing team, the Black Bombers, Sulemanu Tetteh was today 31st July 2021 eliminated in the Round of 16 of the Men’s Flyweight division of the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. There was no contest according to the judges who scored the three (3) round bout 5-0 in favour of the 28-year-old’s opponent Yosvany Veitía of Cuba. Sulemanu’s defeat means that Ghana’s only hope of securing a medal in boxing lies in the hands of 20-year-old Samuel Takyi who has made it to the quarter-finals of the Men’s Featherweight division where he will face Colombia’s Ceiber Ávila. The…

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Samuel “The Golden Ring Warrior” Takyi has done what had seemed impossible for the past 29 years; winning a medal for Ghana at the Olympic Games. The 20-year-old defeated Colombian fighter Ceiber Ávila in a split 3-2 decision in the quarter-finals of the Men’s Featherweight division of the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games earlier today 1st August 2021 to at least secure a bronze medal at the competition. Takyi whose selection for the Ghana national boxing team, the Black Bombers, initially caused eyebrows to raise. He has however won over his doubters with his impressive performances at the Games securing…

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This rosemary ranch chicken recipe is so delicious, tender, and juicy the chicken will melt in your mouth. Even the most picky eater will be begging for the last piece. Don’t be scared off by the fact that there is 40 cloves of garlic in this recipe. The flavours are not overpowering and subtle enough so that every bite has the perfect hint of garlic. When you cook garlic, it becomes soft, creamy and slightly sweet. You can eat each clove on their own or spread it on your chicken or a piece of bread. I pop them into my…

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This rosemary ranch chicken recipe is so delicious, tender, and juicy the chicken will melt in your mouth. Even the most picky eater will be begging for the last piece. Don’t be scared off by the fact that there is 40 cloves of garlic in this recipe. The flavours are not overpowering and subtle enough so that every bite has the perfect hint of garlic. When you cook garlic, it becomes soft, creamy and slightly sweet. You can eat each clove on their own or spread it on your chicken or a piece of bread. I pop them into my…

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This rosemary ranch chicken recipe is so delicious, tender, and juicy the chicken will melt in your mouth. Even the most picky eater will be begging for the last piece. Don’t be scared off by the fact that there is 40 cloves of garlic in this recipe. The flavours are not overpowering and subtle enough so that every bite has the perfect hint of garlic. When you cook garlic, it becomes soft, creamy and slightly sweet. You can eat each clove on their own or spread it on your chicken or a piece of bread. I pop them into my…

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The Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG) yesterday 31st October 2021 announced a long-term partnership with English rugby league side Salford Red Devils which will see the six-time Super League champions support the development of rugby league in Ghana. Though the deal will see the Red Devils providing coach and player development programmes whilst supporting the marketing and promotion of the sport in the country. The main feature of the partnership is the ‘Salford Red Devils Ghana National Rugby League Development Centre’ which will see three development coaches funded by the club. The three development coaches will be invited to Salford…

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Ghana rugby league side, Accra Majestics Rugby League Club (RLC), yesterday 31st October 2021 presented a donation of kids rugby league kits to partners Firm Foundation Rugby League Academy. The presentation to Firm Foundation was only made possible through the help of Joshua William Skidmore-Hornby, Norwegian Rugby League side Nannestad Norsemen and Nannestad Videregående Skole (High-School)  who worked with Accra Majestics by donating a number of their matchday and training kits. In a letter addressed to the club, Joshua William Skidmore-Hornby who is also Head Coach of Norway’s junior national rugby league team revealed that the kits were paid for…

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President of the Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation (GABF), George Lamptey, has ruled out Olympic bronze medalist Samuel “The Golden Ring Warrior” Takyi’s promotion from an amateur boxer to a professional one. The 20-year old boxer revealed in an interview with TV3 over the weekend that his days as an amateur boxer were over and he will be moving on to the next level after achieving his dream of winning an Olympic medal in Tokyo. However according to Lamptey, the young boxer is not ready to fight as a professional and misunderstood the question been asked hence his answer to fight…

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The Ghana national cricket team, the Black Batters, tied with Rwanda on the opening day of their friendly bilateral T20 series held yesterday 18th August 2021 at the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda. The hosts narrowly won the first match, beating the Obed Harvey-led Ghana team by a wicket, despite the Black Batters getting off to an impressive start with 132/2 after 15 overs. However, a man-of-the-match performance by 18-year-old Rwandan wonderkid, Martin Akayezu, who was making his national team debut with an explosive 51 runs helped his side claim a win with 165/9 against Ghana’s 164/5. …

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The Ghana national cricket team, the Black Batters, are set to take on Rwanda in a T20 bilateral series at the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda from tomorrow 18th August to 21st August 2021. The series forms part of the country’s preparations towards the 2021 International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifiers scheduled to be hosted by Rwanda in October 2021. “This bilateral series is to prepare both teams towards the ICC and the ACA [African Cricket Association] T20 Qualifiers. I am hearing information that the ICC is coming off in October and fortunately for…

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Ghana is set to face Morocco, Gabon and Comoros in Group C of the 2021 Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) set to be held in Cameroon from 9th January to 6th February 2022. The draw for the continental competition was held earlier today 17th August 2021 held at Yaounde Conference Centre as the 24 participating teams were divided into six groups of four teams each. Group A: see hosts Cameroon take on Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Cape Verde Group B: favourites Senegal are up against Zimbabwe, Guinea and Malawi Group D: could be the group of death as…

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Head Coach of the senior national men’s football team (the Black Stars), Charles Kwablan Akonnor, has announced a 30-man provisional squad ahead of next month’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifiers against Ethiopia and South Africa. Hearts of Oak duo Daniel Afriyie Barnieh and Richard Attah, Sturm Graz forward Kelvin Yeboah and KAS Eupen’s Abdul Manaf Nurudeen all receive their maiden Black Stars call-ups with Head Coach Akonnor excited about their addition. “Manaf Nurudeen who is a new young man coming into the squad, he was once with the U-20s. He’s gone to Belgium, he has performed so well (conceded…

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Ghanaian featherweight, Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe [22-2, 15 KOs], met with Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, as the former WBO Super Bantamweight champion looks to work with the ministry to improve the sport of boxing in the country. The 26-year-old fighter revealed this on Twitter yesterday 11th August 2021, stating that his team and the minister had come to an agreement “My team and I had an excellent conversation with the Minister Of Youth and Sports Hon. Mustapha Ussif and per our discussion I am glad to have come to an agreement to be working with them side…

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Former IBF lightweight champion, Richard Commey [30-3, 27 KOs], is looking to go big for his next bout calling out WBC lightweight champion Devin “The Dream” Haney [26-0, 15 KOs] on social media. A move that feels far away from the 34-year-old’s usual humble persona which he has given off during his entire career till now. “It started when Ryan Garcia [21-0, 18 KOs] had his sabbatical and my manager Michael Amoo-Bediako contacted the WBC to see if I could replace him against Javier Fortuna [36-3, 25 KOs] for the interim world title, as I was next in line in…

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The proposed Independent elite league competition that has been at the front burner under the current administration will take off in the 2022/23 season. The Ghana Football Association (GFA) Executive Council (EC) took the decision at a meeting in Accra. According to the Executive Council, the current 18 club format will be maintained for the initial years before any addition or otherwise. The decision follows elaborate discussions and consultations by the Autonomous Premier League Advisory Committee chaired by Board Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak, Togbui Afede XIV. The other members included GFA Executive Council member, Dr Toni Aubynn, Chairman…

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Legon Cities are set to hijack Ghana Premier League (GPL) champions, Hearts of Oak ex-striker Kofi Kordzi after several reports had it that the Rainbow Club were on the brink of completing the signing of their former player as the team bids to strengthen its squad for the 2021/2022 football season. In addition to clinching the Ghana Premier League title this season, the Phobians have also been crowned champions of the MTN FA Cup after beating Ashanti Gold SC on penalties at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday evening. Keen on winning more titles next season, Hearts of Oak are…

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Legon Cities gave their relegation fight a boost with a 2-0 win over Aduana Stars at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. The Royals had an early opportunity to take the lead but striker Jonah Attuquaye saw his effort go wide. Later in the 13th minute, the 20-year-old attacker made amends for his earlier miss with the opening goal for the Royals, thanks to a brilliant assist from Matthew Anim Cudjoe. He could have registered a quick brace in the first half but his header on a Richmond Antwi cross from the right side was too feeble to beat goalkeeper…

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Junior Rugby League side Firm Foundation made history today 23rd May 2021 defeating opponents African Warriors 12-0 to become the first side to win a game in the maiden edition of the Ghana Junior Rugby League Championships. The Junior Rugby League Championship is a new addition to the Rugby League Federation Ghana‘s (RLFG) Rugby League Championships which kicked off today at the University of Ghana (UG) Rugby Field. The junior championship will see Firm Foundation take on African Warriors in a best out of five contest to determine the country’s first-ever junior champion. Meaning that today’s victors will need to…

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Ghana Premier League (GPL) giants Kumasi Asante Kotoko have been declared 2-0 winners of the second leg of their Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League preliminary round game against Ligue 1 Mauritania champions FC Nouadhibou. The match which was set to take place on Sunday 6th December 2020 at the Accra Sports Stadium was called off after the Mauritanian side failed to raise a team for the match against the Porcupine Warriors after two of their players tested positive COVID-19 for the second time. The match was initially scheduled to take place on Saturday 5th December 2020 but had…

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Ghanaian super welterweight Habib “Wild Hurricane” Ahmed [27-2, 18 KOs] was knocked out after two rounds in his World Boxing Association (WBA) World Super Welterweight title eliminator clash against undefeated American Sebastian “The Towering Inferno” Fundora [16-0, 11 KOs] on Sunday 6th December 2020 at the at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, USA. The bout which was scheduled for 12 rounds saw 22-year-old Fundora completely dominate his opponent (who is the most experienced fighter he has faced so far in his career) throughout the first round in what was a one-sided affair before Ahmed’s trainer, Herman Caicedo instructed a Texas commission…

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Great news for Ghana rugby league fans, as popular administrator Rachel Ankomah has been nominated to be part of the Middle East-Africa (MEA) women’s working group. Rachel who serves as the Women’s Coordinator of the Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG) revealed this to The Pressbox stating “By God’s grace, I have been nominated to be part of the Middle East-Africa women’s working group.” MEA which is the rugby league governing body for the Middle East and Africa regions is looking to develop the female side of the sport, and the setting up of the women’s working group seems to be…

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Ghanaian boxer Habib “Wild Hurricane” Ahmed [27-1, 18 KOs] looks set to face undefeated American Sebastian Fundora [15-0, 10 KOs] in a super welterweight title eliminator on Sunday 6th December 2020 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, USA. Habib replaces Fundora’s original opponent Jorge Cota [30-4, 27 KOs] who tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the bout with Fundora’s promoter, Sampson Lewkowicz, revealing that he doesn’t know much about the Ghanaian powerhouse but says he had been on standby just in case something happened to Cota. “Most likely he’ll be a bigger fighter. He’s one of those kids that are…

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With the cancellation of the Boxing Office Sports Promotions and Ace Power Promotions’ “Knockout COVID-19” show which was supposed to take place on Sunday 29th November 2020, many are wondering when professional boxing will finally make a return to Ghana. Well, that is still uncertain but luckily we have a couple of dates that could possibly see the return of the combat sport following a meeting held by the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) with the various boxing promoters, coaches and other interested parties. The meeting which took place at GBA Headquarters at the Trust Sports Emporium on Tuesday 1st December…

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The Asamoah Gyan Foundation on Monday 30th November 2020 at the premises of the Inus Company in Accra supported promising Ghanaian-born American boxer, Joseph Awinongya Jr., with a $7000 donation. Present at the ceremony were Olympic bound 19-year-old Samuel Takyi, Carl Lokko of the Bronx Gym, Randy Afriyie, Mohammed Amin Lamptey, boxing enthusiasts and some members of the Ghana Boxing Supporters Union (GBSU). Executive Directors of the Foundation, Messrs Baffour Gyan and Samuel Anim Addo presented a dummy cheque to Mustapha Nettey a member of Team Awinongya who thanked the Foundation and prayed that their relationship would yield positive results.…

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General Secretary of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA), Patrick Johnson, says he believes that Ghanaian lightweight Emmanuel “Gameboy” Tagoe [32-1, 15 KOs] should’ve won his bout against Mason Menard [36-5, 25 KOs] by Unanimous Decision (UD) and not the Majority Decision (MD) declared. “It should be a unanimous decision, not a majority decision but well the first judge gave them a draw and the two judges gave the other points to Emmanuel Tagoe.” “This is the second time Tagoe is fighting in the States and you will say that maybe there will be a little tension on him but it…

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Ashanti Gold SC was held to a bore 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation Cup tie by Burkina Faso outfit Salitas FC at the Len Clay Sports Stadium in Obuasi on Sunday 29th September 2020. Miners Head Coach, Milovan Cirkovic, made one change to his lineup from last week Tuesday’s 2-2 draw with Ghana Premier League (GPL) giants Accra Hearts of Oak, as new signing Empem Dacosta would make his debut for the club replacing Michael Enu in the centre of defence. The Burkinabe side was also missing key players as trio…

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Ghana Premier League (GPL) giants Kumasi Asante Kotoko were held to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League preliminary round game against Mauritanian side FC Nouadhibou at the Stade Cheikha Ould Boïdiya in Nouakchott, Mauritania on Sunday 29th September 2020. The Porcupine Warriors started the game brightly as forward Osman Ibrahim gave the Ghanaian side an early lead in the 5th minute burying an Emmanuel Gyamfi pass on the edge of the penalty box into the right bottom corner of the Ligue 1 Mauritania champions goal. Le Club Orange would bring…

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Ghanaian lightweight, Emmanuel “Gameboy” Tagoe [32-1, 15 KOs], could have a shot at Devin Haney’s [25-0, 15 KOs] World Boxing Council (WBC) World Lightweight title before the winner of the clash between Ryan Garcia [20-0, 17 KOs] and Luke Campbell [20-3, 16 KOs], at least that is what Tagoe’s manager Peter Kahn believes. In an exclusive interview with KBOXtv’s Kofi Baisie ahead of Tagoe’s clash with Mason Menard [36-5, 25 KOs], Kahn stated that a victory for Tagoe could see him in line for a WBC world title shot “Right now Emmanuel [Tagoe] is rated No. 9 in the WBC,…

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The Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG) at the recent International Rugby League (IRL) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Wednesday 25th November 2020 saw it’s IRL observer status upgraded to affiliate membership. The RLFG was initially recommended for affiliate status by the Rugby League European Federation (RLEF) board back in October with RLEF Board Member, Mahdi Choudhury, pointing to the federation’s rapid growth since being revitalized back in 2018. “We are extremely pleased to recommend Ghana’s affiliate membership application, they have shown significant growth since 2018. Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG) has increased domestic and international competition, coaching and match…

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The Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG) have set up the country first-ever five (5) female Rugby League Clubs (RLC). The clubs which are named and will be associated with the already existing men’s clubs include; Bulls RLC, Accra Panthers, Ghana Pirates, Nungua Tigers and Ghana Skolars. The RLFG had initially expected to form 2 clubs by the next year (2021) but have smashed all expectations attracting over forty (40) women to join the federation’s 5 new clubs. This was revealed by RLFG Women’s Coordinator, Rachel Ankomah, in an exclusive interview with the Press Box, where she pointed to the federation’s…

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Cameroonian cruiserweight, Lambert Fogoum [9-1, 8 KOs], successfully defended his Universal Boxing Organization (UBO) African Cruiserweight title after knocking out Hany “Egyptian Hurricane” Atiyo [15-4, 11 KOs] on Friday 20th November 2020 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai. The 31-year-old who claimed the UBO African Cruiserweight belt back in March defeating Stephen Abbey [15-18, 11 KOs] at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra showed he is a fighting champion defending his crown only 8 months later. Speaking after his victory Lambert who revealed that he takes inspiration from the Republic of Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, said…

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This rosemary ranch chicken recipe is so delicious, tender, and juicy the chicken will melt in your mouth. Even the most picky eater will be begging for the last piece. Don’t be scared off by the fact that there is 40 cloves of garlic in this recipe. The flavours are not overpowering and subtle enough so that every bite has the perfect hint of garlic. When you cook garlic, it becomes soft, creamy and slightly sweet. You can eat each clove on their own or spread it on your chicken or a piece of bread. I pop them into my…

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This rosemary ranch chicken recipe is so delicious, tender, and juicy the chicken will melt in your mouth. Even the most picky eater will be begging for the last piece. Don’t be scared off by the fact that there is 40 cloves of garlic in this recipe. The flavours are not overpowering and subtle enough so that every bite has the perfect hint of garlic. When you cook garlic, it becomes soft, creamy and slightly sweet. You can eat each clove on their own or spread it on your chicken or a piece of bread. I pop them into my…

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The Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG) has been making waves in world rugby league since being revitalised back in 2014; From holding the first ever University of Ghana (UG) Rugby League Inter-Hall Games back in March 2016 to finishing 3rd in the maiden edition of the Middle East-Africa (MEA) Rugby League Championships held back in October 2019. The federation doesn’t seem to be slowing its efforts in its goal of reaching the 2025 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC2025). “This marks a significant milestone in our journey towards participation in RLWC2025 [2025 Rugby League World Cup] and obtaining full membership.” General…

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On 29th November 2020, the Ghanaian boxing world waited in bated breath for the country’s first professional boxing show since the government eased restrictions on contact sports back in September 2020. Unfortunately, the show which was being organised in a collaboration between Box Office Sports Promotions and Ace Power Promotions would not come to be due to the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) being unable to get the COVID-19 tests needed from the government as explained by the authority’s General Secretary Patrick Johnson “We are supposed to request for the test of COVID through the National Sports Authority (NSA) to the…

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Women’s rugby league in Ghana is certainly on the rise making huge strides not only nationally but internationally as well, with Women’s Coordinator of the Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG), Rachel Ankomah, as its main driving force. This has led to the popular rugby league administrator receiving a number of appointments internationally including a role with the Middle East-Africa’s (MEA) Women and Girls Advisory Group and a hinted appointment with the International Rugby League (IRL). With all of these on her plate, the Women’s Coordinator will definitely be in need of an equally capable assistant to back her up, and…

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The second edition of the Rugby League Federation Ghana’s (RLFG) Rugby League Championships kicks off today 23rd May 2021 at the University of Ghana (UG) Rugby Field. Bulls Rugby League Club (RLC) will be looking to defend the title they won back in 2019 defeating Ghana Skolars and Accra Panthers but will this time have to take on one more opponent in newcomers Nungua Tigers. Speaking to The Press Box about the upcoming championship was Men’s  Coordinator for the RLFG, Riddick Alibah, who revealed that it’s anybody game this year “All the teams are very interested and ready [for the…

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Accra Great Olympics beat Inter Allies by a goal at the Accra Sports Stadium to further dent the “Eleven is to one lads” hopes of surviving relegation in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) this season. Coach Annor Walker’s side made a few changes to the starting lineup, missing out on star player Samuel Ashie Quaye, Jamal Deen Haruna and others. Inter Allies looked very threatening in the first half mounting a lot of pressure on the defence of the Olympics team, nonetheless were not able to breach pass Olympics goalkeeper Benjamin Asare. In the 53rd minute, James Akaminko came on…

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Kumasi Asante Kotoko managed a one-all draw against West African Football Academy (WAFA) Sporting Club in the matchday 26 fixture at the Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium. The Porcupines opened the scoring in the 5th minute through the spot-kick from the skipper of the side Ismael Ganiyu after Andy Kumi Francis was fouled in the penalty box. The defender scored his fourth goal of the season for the Porcupines after WAFA shot-stopper Kwadwo Osei Bonsu failed to save the ball. Kumasi Asante Kotoko failed to capitalize on the lead in the first half when Augustine Okrah had to be substituted…

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West Africa Football Academy’s (WAFA) Issah Abdul Basit has been named NASCO Player of the Month for April. The 18-year old forward beat-off competition from three other nominees namely, Stephen Amankonah (Berekum Chelsea), Benjamin Tweneboah (Aduana Stars) and Hans Kwoffie (Legon Cities) to win the award. Basit was named player of the month after scoring three goals in the month of April for the Sogakope based side. The WAFA forward was also adjudged the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the match on two consecutive occasions last month. The young striker who has been impressive since breaking into WAFA’s first team…

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President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku has been named as the new President of West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B. The announcement was made earlier on Saturday, May 22 2021 during the 14th WAFU Zone B General Assembly at the Swiss Spirits Alisa Hotel in Accra, Ghana. The affable and hardworking football administrator takes over from Nigerien FA President Djibrilla Hima Hamidou who has been in charge of the Union since 2018 after taking over from former President Kwasi Nyantakyi. President Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku was elected as President of the Ghana Football Association…

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Accra Hearts of Oak moved to the summit of the table after beating Eleven Wonders by a goal in the matchday 26 fixture at the Ohene Ameyaw Park. The Phobians took the lead in the 25th minute after a defensive blunder committed by Wonders, allowing Kwadwo Obeng Jnr to capitalize on to open the scoring for the Phobians, his seventh goal of the season. Coach Sam Boadu’s side showed high intensity from the blast of the whistle to the end of the match after he made four alterations to the Hearts squad that beat Elmina Sharks FC 2-0 last weekend…

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President of Vision FC, Michael Osekre has revealed that although he is flattered by the various links in the media to the vacant Chief Executive Officer role at Premier League giants Accra Hearts of Oak. He is however not interested in dropping down from his role as the President and Owner of the Division One League side. The highly-rated talent spotter revealed this to GHANAsoccernet.com saying “How can an owner of a club become the CEO of another club? It’s always exciting to be linked with a big club like Hearts of Oak, but there is no iota of truth…

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The draw for the MTN FA Cup Round of 64 was held today 20th May 2021 with the 18 Ghana Premier League (GPL) clubs going into the hat with the 46 teams that made it from the preliminary round of the competition. The draw saw the 64 teams zoned into 8 regional groupings; Volta, Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Brong Ahafo, Western, Central with Northern, Upper East and West regions being merged into one group. The Round sees some interesting clashes as Medeama SC is away to Sekondi Eleven Wise, Accra Hearts of Oak take on Liberty Professionals in an all-Premier…

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The Ghana Triathlon Federation (GTF) has announced that the Africa Triathlon Union (ATU) West Africa Zonal Triathlon Championship will take place on 19th June 2021 the same day as their race honouring former Australian Ambassador to Ghana Andrew Barnes. The competition was initially supposed to take place back in March 2021 but had to be rescheduled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, finally finding its home sharing the same day as the Ambassadorial Race. Speaking to The Press Box, Administrator for the GTF, Eric Sena Adjeyi, revealed the reason behind the federation’s decision to hold both events on the same…

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If I were to ask you to mention a Ghanaian track and field athlete, what would be the first name that comes to mind? Don’t worry take your time, I will wait…Let me guess, you were thinking about sprinters like Rex Brobby, Benjamin Azamati or Sean Safo-Antwi? Let me get more specific with my question and ask if you can mention a Ghanaian triple and long jumper? If yes you would mention names like Nadia Eke and Andrew Owusu. Well, today I get to introduce you to one of such names; he is a 7x National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)…

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The Rugby League Federation Ghana (RLFG) has kicked off 2021 with a bang holding its much anticipated 9s series on Sunday 17th January 2021 at the University of Ghana (UG) Rugby Field. The 9s sees a new addition to the competition as Nungua Tigers Rugby League Football Club (RLFC) joins Accra Panthers RLFC, Skolars RLFC, Bulls RLFC and Ghana Pirates RLFC as they compete to be named the champions of Ghana. Skolars RLFC kicked as off at 13:00 GMT as they faced new boys Nungua Tigers RLFC and the 2019 runner-ups of the Ghana Rugby League Championships showed their dominance…

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After signing his first-ever professional deal with Winbase Promotions back in December 2020, then 17-year-old flyweight Mohammed ‘Golden Boy’ Aryeetey promised Ghanaians that he will deliver a world title to the shores of the country by the time he is 20. The confident young man revealed this in an exclusive interview with The Press Box “In the next 3 years I am going to be a world champion…I promise Ghana.” Mohammed said “You have to look upon me, Mohammed the Golden Boy Aryeetey I am coming up. I am hardworking and my determination and prayers are truly motivating me and…

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Ghana is home to over seventy (70) chess heads, of which ten (10) hold titles (six Candidate Masters [CM], one FIDE Master [FM], one Women’s Candidate Master [WCM], one Women’s FIDE Master [WFM] and one International Master [IM]) unfortunately, none have been able to reach the greatest height of the chess world the Grand Master (GM) title. This, however, could change in the next couple of years as Ghana continues to produce young chess heads with high potential thanks to the hard work of the various chess clubs and academies in the country such as Mentors Chess Academy, DreamFort Chess…

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In a short ceremony at the Trust Sports Emporium on Tuesday 15th December 2020, Winbase Promotions completed the signing of two very interesting boxers in lightweight Benjamin “Daddy Lumba” Lamptey and flyweight Mohammed “The Golden Boy” Aryeetey. Lamptey is the more experienced of the two fighters signed by the promotion having a total of 15 fights under his belt with a record of 10 victories, 4 defeats and a single tie. So what makes the 32-year-old’s signing interesting? Well, all his 4 defeats came in his last 4 bouts meaning that he is currently in poor form and it doesn’t…

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2020 has been a difficult year for the entire world due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which has spread with alarming speed, infecting and killing millions. However with the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine, many will be looking to put 2020 behind them and look towards 2021, one of such individuals is Ace Power Promotions’ Managing Director (MD) Isaac Amankwaah. “COVID has really dealt us a big blow, especially Ace Power Promotions, the reason is simple even our press conference which was coming on early this year as far back as February we had to reschedule it because it was…

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Ghana chess has been on the rise in recent years, with each generation of chess heads the country produces, teeming with more potential than the last. This exciting rise can be traced back to the reign of former Ghana Chess Association (GCA) President, George Arko-Dadzie, and continued by current President Philip Ameku. So I thought it would be interesting to look at one of the biggest talents the country had to offer early on in the Arko-Dadzie era, that is Candidate Master (CM) Lionel Adu Jnr. Born in 1984, young Lionel was introduced to the game of chess by his…

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