The Ministry of Youth and Sports in collaboration with the National Sports Authority and the GFA piloted an e-ticketing measure for the recent world cup qualifiers between Ghana and Nigeria at the Kumasi Sports Stadium. People who wanted to get the match ticket easily got it from their mobile phones without having to queue, waste time, or get it from the market.
The $38.5 million Sekondi Sports Stadium has not been in the best of conditions leaving the natives of the Western Region in a big worry. Since its construction in 2008 by the NPP government for the use of the Africa Cup Of Nations, the venue has not undergone any major renovation leaving it to rot.
The release of fan packages for the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar has been moved from Thursday, June 16 to Tuesday, June 21 by Kenpong Travel & Tour, Ghana's official travel agent for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign. At a media event on Thursday, Kenpong, the sole travel agency designated by the Ministry of Youth and Sports to facilitate travel and hospitality arrangements for Ghanaian fans wishing to travel to Qatar for the World Cup, was set to unveil its packages for Ghanaian fans ahead of the global soccer festival in November and December this year.
The May 9th disaster in 2001 has been recorded as the worst stadium disaster ever taken place in Africa.This disaster happened in 2021 where it killed 126 people and also render many injured.Those who survived together with families of the deceased yesterday, 9th May 2021, paid a courtesy call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the seat of the nation's presidency, Jubilee House.
It has come to the concern of Ghana's anti-corruption crusader, Captain Smart that the Ministry of Youth and Sports have failed to give the deserved payment to the para athletes who represented Ghana in the just ended Tokyo Paralympics. They have failed to stick to their part of the deal.
22nd January 2022 Information coming in is that the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has sacked the head coach to the senior national team Milovan Rajevac. The decision to sack the coach followed Ghana's abysmal performance at the African Cup of Nations (AfCON) in Cameroon.
2022 Worldcup playoff Sports Ministry to enforce no vaccination no entry policy during Ghana-Nigeria
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has directed the National Sports Authority to ensure strict adherence to COOVID-19 protocols during the World Cup qualify between Ghana and Nigeria. The Sports Ministry has stated that only fans fully vaccinated should be allowed entry for the first leg of the match between the two nations in Cape Coast.
Some Physical Education (PE) teachers in the senior high schools have called on the government to allow both basic and senior high schools in the country to engage in sporting activities. The teachers appealed to the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education and some key stakeholders like GUSA, and National Sports Authority through to the President to lift the ban on sports organized in schools.
Despite a directive from the Ministry of Youth and Sports to fire Milovan Rajevac as the Black Stars' head coach, the Ghana Football Association appears uninterested in taking such action. Milovan Rajevac's removal was explicitly demanded by the Ministry at a meeting with FA executive council members on Friday, January 21, 2021.
Ghana will have to cough up to $270,000 to part with head coach, Milovan Rajevac if the West African Nation must sack him. A release by the Ministry of Youth and Sports earlier on Friday following a meeting with the Ghana FA, expressed displeasure in the Black Stars unimpressive performance at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nation in Cameroon this year.
The Parliament of Ghana has set 16th, 17th and 18th February 2021 to commence formal investigations into the "abysmal performance of the Black Stars and their disappointing exit from Afcon 2021". The Parliamentary Committee will sit at the East Wing Conference Room, Job 600. Key stakeholders such as Ministry of Youth and Sports, National Sports Authority and GFA have received invitations to help in the investigations in the just ended African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after 27 days when Ghana left the competition after a 3:2 humiliation defeat against a debutant COMOROS.
Former Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, Mr Vincent Oppong Asamoah has stated that there is nothing good at his former office which is so over hyped. According to Mr Asamoah who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Dormaa West Constituency, he will never accept any appointment to serve in that position or the Parliamentary Select Committee on Sports. "There is nothing good at the MOYS, I will never accept to be on the Sports Committee
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has challenged the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to review the work and capacity of the technical team led by Milovan Rajevac, head coach of the Black Stars, after the team’s poor performance and early exit from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Ghana Premier League Match Week 21 commence this weekend as fans are allowed to go to the various league centers to cheer their teams on.The Sports Ministry in a statement released on Friday has officially lifted the restriction, indicating clubs are to admit only 25 percent of fans at the various Match Venues.
The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif through the ministry has summoned the leadership of Ghana Football Association (GFA) to an emergency meeting. According to the ministry (Ministry of Youth and Sports), the entire country is extremely disappointed by the abysmal performance and early exit of the Black Stars from the ongoing AFCON in Cameroon as the ministry shares in the nation's sentiment.
At the vetting of the Minister Nominee for the Sports Ministry i suggested that our national teams including the Black Stars, should be auctioned to the companies with deep pockets to spend on the development of the teams.
The sports minister, Mustapha Ussif today stormed president Akufo Addo's Residence to show him the plans he has for the funding of the black stars team Earlier this morning, he and his men joined His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to host a special breakfast meeting with some CEOs of Corporate Ghana at the Jubilee House to solicit their support for funding of our national teams.
KGL collaborates with Ministry of Youth and Sports in preparation for AFCON and World Cup promotions
The KGL Group's Board and Management replied to President Nana Akufo-call Addo's for corporate Ghana to support the country's sports growth. This is part of the company's corporate social responsibility to improve customer relationships and promote socially responsible causes. The KGL Group's sponsorship package is part of a wider government-led campaign to raise over $25 million in financial support for sports growth through the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Ghana Football Association (GFA), and corporate bodies.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports extends its heartfelt felicitations to Accra Hearts of Oak in their second league tie against Wydad AC of Morocco in the CAF Champions League second preliminary round. The team being the sole representative of Ghana in this year's CAF Champions League deserves alot of commendations for their exceptional performance.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports headed by the Honorable Mustapha Yussif has summoned the Ghana Football Association. The invitation comes less than a day after the Senior National Men's Team, the Black Stars of Ghana exited the African Cup of Nations being played in Cameroon. The Stars have exited from the tournament in a most dramatic and painful manner that beats the imagination of the general public.