ACCRA - Ghana have sacked coach Burkhard Ziese after just four matches in charge, ending weeks of speculation over the future of the 59-year-old German. A Ghana Football Association statement yesterday said Ziese's contract had been terminated after the country's failure to qualify for next year's African Nations Cup finals.
UGANDA's team to the 14th Africa Cup of Nations women's senior volleyball championships arrives in Nairobi today for the showdown due August 16-23. Meet organiser Stephen Cheruiyot said yesterday Uganda has been booked at Kasarani hostel.
NATIONAL cricket coach Justine Ligyalingi left for Nairobi yesterday for a one-week high performance clinic conducted by ICC official Bob Wolmer at the Gymkhana club. Ligyalingi is currently handling the national squad ahead of the 2007 World Cup qualifiers slated for early next year.
Also in Nairobi are development officer William Kamanyi and Castle XI coach Henry Okecho.
A new group of students is getting introductory lessons under a project to spread chess in Soroti. Over 200 students will join ranks with 700 who can now play the game after taking the lessons. The project is targeting primary and post primary school students.