Eagle Extra Stout (EES) in collaboration with the Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) will organise a four-day training course for armwrestling coaches and referees.

The training course is scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Media Centre of the Accra Sports Stadium.

Participants for the training course have been selected from all the traditional 10 regions in the country and will also include all the various security services in the country.

Resource Person for the training programme is Mr Nasr Youssef from Cairo, Egypt.

Nasr Youssef is the Head Referee and Technical Director of the Armwrestling Federation of Africa (AFA), as well as a member of the World Armwrestling Referees panel and a researcher in the field of physical training.

In a related development, the EES and GAF would also use the opportunity to launch the Eagle Extra Stout Armwrestling Challenge which would see the sport promoted in selected cities across the country.

Season one of the ESS Challenge will tour Tarkwa, Koforidua, Kumasi and Bolgatanga while Season Two will also hit Ho, Cape Coast, Tamale and Accra to determine the ESS National Champion.

It would be recalled that the ESS Challenge begun at the Sunyani Technical University and after a successful event, management agreed to replicate the event across the country.

Dignitaries expected to grace the event is the Country Director of Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), Mr Shaun Raposo as well as the Head of Marketing at ABL, Ewurafua Addo-Atuah.

The Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Prof Peter Twumasi, the Ghana Armwrestling Federation Board, top officials and Celebrity Brand Ambassadors of Armwrestling would also be there to grace the occasion and all the Executive Board of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation.


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