The Ghana Armwrestling Federation has named Mr. Kofi Addo Agyekum of Kofikrom Pharmacy Ltd , as the Chairman for the GT. Accra Armwrestling Association for an interim term of two (2) years ending December 2019.
Mr. Kofi Addo Agyekum whose love and attraction for the sports dates back since its introduction in Ghana has been a key investor in the development and expansion of the sport.
He will head a seven member team that will be responsible for :
- The Development and Promotion of Armwrestling in Schools, Communities and the entire Region.
- Sanctioning and Managing of Armwrestling Activities.
- Formation of Clubs.
- Institution of a Regional Armwrestling League
- Soliciting for support for development and engaging developing partners.
- Organization of Annual Regional Congress etc.
Other members of the Gt. Accra Association are Mr. Kwabena Owusu Sekyere (Businessman) as Vice Chairman, Mr. Charles Binney (Connect Consult)– Secretary , Mr. Samuel Kwadadey Yirenkyi( Multimedia Group Ltd), Prof Reginald Ocansey (Head, Physical Education Unit-Legon), Hon. Mikki Osei Berko (Media Gold), ASP Daniel Boateng (Ghana Police Service) as members.
The executives are also mandated to organise an elective Congress in December 2019 which will give way to a substantive 4 year term by elected officers of the Association.
Living the mandate granted us by the National Sports Authority (NSA) and the Ministry of Youth & Sports to spread and expand our developmental activities and programmes to every corner of this country, “we have wholeheartedly accepted the challenge and therefore do not intend to be an Accra based federation but rather stretch our tentacles to all the 10 regions of Ghana”. -Charles Osei Asibey, Head of Ghana Armwrestling Federation.
The Ghana Armwrestling Federation last month named the Ashanti Regional Armwrestling Association and will do same for all 10 regions in the coming weeks.
Armwrestling, the most easy to play and fastest growing sport in Ghana will soon outdoor it’s strategic and development plan.
Source : www.armwrestlingghana.com