Ghana Hockey

HOCKEY IN GHANA

The Ghana Hockey association.

The Ghana Hockey Association is the governing body of field hockey in Ghana. It is affiliated to IHF International Hockey Federation and AHF African Hockey Federation. The headquarters of the association is in Accra, Ghana. The main hockey venue of the association is the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium (named after the former president of the Ghana Hockey Association, Theodosia Okoh) .

As of 2020, Dr. Ben K.D. Asante is the President and Rita Odei Asare is the Secretary General. 

The Ghana men’s national field hockey team represents Ghana in men’s international field hockey competitions and is controlled by the Ghana Hockey Association, the governing body for field hockey in Ghana.

Ghana is ranked at 36 according to FIH Rankings (as of June 2019).[1] Ghana participated in the Hockey World League for the first time in 2016–2017. In Round 1, they played in the African group with Kenya, Namibia and Nigeria, winning all three pool matches including a 1-0 victory over the strong Kenyan team In Round 2, they were placed in Pool B with Sri LankaEgypt and China. Ghana beat only Sri Lanka, and in the quarterfinal clash, Oman stunned Ghana 4-3. In the end, Ghana finished 6th in the rankings.

Trainings and matches in preparation for international tournaments are held at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium in Accra.

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