The Armwrestling Federation was introduced in Ghana inaugurated as the 40th sporting discipline under the National Sports Authority (NSA) in Ghana.
Incorporated and registered at the Registrar General Department of Ghana, the federation is affiliated to the World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) and Africa Armwrestling Federation (AAF)
The Ghana Armwrestling Federation was founded and is headed by broadcast journalist, Charles Osei Asibey aka Barrister. The federation which has it’s headquarters in Accra is primarily responsible for the development and promotion of the sport in Ghana.
Armwrestling involves two contestants, each places one arm on a surface with their elbows bent and touching the surface and they grip each other’s hand. The purpose is to pin the other’s arm to the table.