BABA YARA (1936-1969) – Outstanding Ghanaian Footballer Life Story After The Terrible Accident That Happens To Him On The Ho-Kpeve Road

BABA YARA (1936-1969) – Outstanding Ghanaian Footballer Life Story After The Terrible Accident That Happens To Him On The Ho-Kpeve Road On March 24, 1963, while returning from a victorious league match with Kpando Malpo F/C, the vehicle on which the Real Republicans were traveling was involved in an accident on the Ho-Kpeve road. The… Read More »

BABA YARA (1936-1969) – Outstanding Ghanaian Footballer

BABA YARA (1936-1969) Outstanding Ghanaian Footballer Baba Yara is simply a legend or one of the top best football players our lovely country Ghana has produced. A great winger, his originality and dazzling dribbling talent made Sundays one of the most enjoyable times in the 1960s. He thrilled spectators with his prowess and charming football… Read More »

ROY ANKRAH (1923-1995) – First Ghanaian National Boxing Coach

ROY ANKRAH (1923-1995) First African Commonwealth Boxing Champion and First Ghanaian National Boxing Coach On April 30, 1951, before a crowd of over 30,000 people at Empress Hall, Earls Court, London, a black man entered the ring to vie for the British Empire featherweight title. For well over eleven rounds in which Clayton, the Champion,… Read More »

DAVID KOTEI POISON – First Ghanaian World Boxing Champion

DAVID KOTEI POISON First Ghanaian World Boxing Champion The Los Angeles Forum was packed to capacity. Over 90 percent of the 10,000 spectators were rooting for Ruben Olivares, the champion with an impressive record of 85 fights (77 wins – 69 by KOs and 5 losses). But as the fight progressed, the largely partisan crowd… Read More »

OHENE KWABENA DJAN (1924-1987)- Ghana’s First Director of Sports

OHENE KWABENA DJAN (1924-1987) Ghana’s First Director of Sports Representatives of Regional Football Associations which formed a loose Central Administration gathered in Accra on December 16, 1957, to discuss the state of the organization. After hours of heated debate involving unleashing an avalanche of attacks on the Central Administration Body, the Cape Coast representative in… Read More »