Amponsah wins Eagle Extra Stout BA Armwrestling Challenge

Isaac Amponsah has been crowned the overall champion in the maiden edition of the Eagle Extra Stout Brong Ahafo Armwrestling Challenge held last Saturday.

He took home a trophy, gold medal, an undisclosed cash prize and other souvenirs from the sponsors.

The maiden event held at the campus of the Sunyani Technical University (STU) brought together thousands of residents from the region and its environs.

Isaac Amponsah was followed by Haruna Mohammed who was also crowned the second best athlete at the end of the one-day competition.

In other results, Harriet Naa Oyi emerged winner in the female lightweight division after beating Serwaa Alice who took the second spot and Vera Owusu Sekyere who also came third.

In the heavyweight division of the women category, Senarita Asare was crowned champion after successfully defeated Gloria Asantewa while Yvonne Adaakwa came third.

In the male category, Abdullai Yahaya defeated all his opponents to win the lightweight division and was followed by Kumah Hayford and Richard Siaw for the second and third position respectively.

Haruna Mohammed won the middleweight division in the men’s category and was followed by Kwarteng Ebenezer for the second position and Carlos Gyamfi for the third position.

Derrick Adu was the winner the heavyweight division for the men with Isaac Amponsah finishing second and Bernard Sarpong placing third.

President of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation, Charles Osei Asibey, was thrilled by the turn-out thanked Brong Ahafo Region for welcoming and accepting the sport.

He also commended the regional executives headed by Norbert for a good job done in making sure that armwrestling was heard of in every corner and home.

He urged to continue working hard for the promotion and development of the sport and assured them of the support from the national executive board.

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