Ghana Hockey Women surge into Africa Cup final

first_imgGhana Women’s hockey team have booked a date with defending Champions South Africa in the final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation after beating their respective opponents at the City Park Stadium in Kenya yesterday.Ghana came from behind to beat hosts Kenya 3-2 while South Africa thrashed neighbours Tanzania 25-0.Kenya took the lead barely 13th minute into the match, thanks to an own goal.The goal boosted Kenya team’s morale as they threw everything into attack, but Ghana changed the tide and took the game to Kenyans but the hosts defence was alert –going to the break with a 1-0 lead.Kenyan increased the tally in the 37th minute, thanks to Audrey Amooh.Ghana’s Lydia Tenkorang pulled one back in the 49th minute and then capitalised on a defensive panic from Kenya with sensational striker Elizabeth Opoku scoring a brace on the 50th and 51st minutes.  Efforts by the Kenyan girls to force a draw flopped as a result of poor coordination.After the match, Ghana captain Georgina Sam said: “We have met with Kenya a couple of times and all along they have beaten us. We feel good to have beaten them (on their home).” soil.”Ghana will face South Africa in the finals on Saturday.last_img read more

Emina Hadžiahmetović among the Top 16 in Luxembourg!

first_imgEmina Hadžiahmetović, the best BH table tennis player, was ranked among the Top 16 in a three-day ITTF Table Tennis Tournament in Luxembourg, which was completed on April 18th.Emina took third place last year, but as she said, she just lacked a little sports luck for better ranking.Thanks to her noticeable results, Hadžiahmetović secured a place on the list of 11 BH athletes for whom the Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina provided scholarships for potential candidates for the Summer Olympics in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, through the fund “Olympic Solidarity” of the International Olympic Committee.(Source: photo vecernjak)last_img read more