The Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) has obtained monetary help from three company establishments for the organisation of the twelfth Africa Armwrestling Championship (AAC) scheduled for Accra later this month.
The establishments embody native mining agency, Adamus Sources Restricted, Dzata Cement and the Ghana Nationwide Fuel Firm (GNGC).
Adamus Sources Restricted offered an undisclosed cheque to the championship’s Native Organising Committee (LOC), in direction of final week.
Ms Angela Record, the Chief Government Officer of the corporate, mentioned the gesture shaped a part of her firm’s company social duty to develop and promote sports activities, particularly those that obtain much less funding.
The CEO of Dzata Cement, Mr Ibrahim Mahama, additionally made a presentation of an unspecified quantity to help the event and promotion of the game on the continent.
Mr Mahama urged the LOC to organise a profitable championship and charged Crew Ghana to make which means of the same old ‘host and win’ mantra.
The GNGC, sometimes called Ghana Fuel, recognized for its sports activities improvement and promotions, additionally supported the organisation with a monetary backing.
Dr Ok.D. Asante, the CEO of Ghana Fuel, a former athlete and President of Ghana Hockey, applauded the federation for the problem to host the remainder of Africa.
He mentioned internet hosting Africa was costly however will assist develop the game, encourage participation, enhance gear and infrastructure, and thus referred to as on Ghana to help Armwrestling.
The Chairman of the LOC, Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, on behalf of the committee and the GAF expressed gratitude to the establishments, promising to stage a historic championship.
He appealed to different company establishments to emulate the gesture.
The championship, set for June 21-25 on the GNAT Corridor in Accra, would function a qualifier for the World Fight Video games, World Armwrestling Championship and the 2024 Africa Video games.
In all, over 300 athletes and officers are anticipated within the nation for the championship.