Ghana national baseball team

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Ghana national baseball team
Country Ghana

The Ghana national baseball team, nicknamed the Rising Stars, is the national baseball team of Ghana. They are currently the 3rd team in Africa and the 42nd ranked men's baseball team in the IBAF World Rankings.[1]

In June 2008, US President George W. Bush, Ghanaian Vice-President Aliu Mahama and outgoing US ambassador Pamela Bridgewater were honoured for their work in developing baseball and softball in the country.[2]

The team is controlled by the Ghana Baseball & Softball Federation, which is represented in the African Baseball & Softball Association.

Tournament results[edit]

All-Africa Games[edit]

All-Africa Games record
Year Host Position W L RS RA
1999 South Africa 4th 2 3 93 80
2003 Nigeria 6th Unavailable[3][4]
Total 2/2 - - - -
1999 All-Africa Games
11 September
Lesotho  18–14 (F/6) Ghana Ghana South Africa Randburg Sports Stadium
WP: Justice Tsuniyane Boxscore LP: Joshua Amponsah
12 September
Ghana Ghana 27–6 (F/5)  Uganda South Africa Randburg Sports Stadium
WP: Ishmael Abayaa Boxscore LP: Henry Odong
13 September
Zimbabwe  10–24 (F/7) Ghana Ghana South Africa Randburg Sports Stadium
LP: Tinei Billiat Boxscore WP: Charles Andam
14 September
Ghana Ghana 3–28 (F/5)  South Africa South Africa Randburg Sports Stadium
LP: Mohammed Sherrif Boxscore WP: Wesley Botha
15 September
Ghana Ghana 5–14 (F/7)  Nigeria South Africa Randburg Sports Stadium
LP: Charles Andam Boxscore WP: Emmanuel Motoni


  1. ^ "IBAF World Rankings" (PDF). International Baseball Federation. 2 June 2010. Retrieved 5 October 2010.
  2. ^ Ghabsa to Honour Bush, Aliu Mahamah And Bridgewater from Ghanaian Chronicle, 25 June 2008
  3. ^ 2003 All Africa Games at
  4. ^ Report of Baseball Event of the 8th All Africa Games Abuja 2003