Ghana To Send 4 Athletes To CAA African Senior Championship
Joseph Paul Amoah, Ghana’s 200m record holder, will lead the country’s contingents to the CAA African Senior Athletics Championships, which will be held in Port-Louis, Mauritius at the Cote d’Or National Sports Complex from June 8 to 12, 2022.
The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) will send four (4) athletes to the competition, including sprinter Sean Safo-Antwi (100m), Joseph Paul Amoah (200m), Rose Yeboah (High Jump), and Duncan Agyemang (400m). Ghana to send 4 athletes to CAA African Senior Championship.
The team will have former national athlete Leo Myles-Mills as coach.
Benjamin Azamati the most high-profile misses out for Ghana, with several other key athletes like Abigail Kwarteng (High Jump) and Deborah Acquah (Long Jump) unable to make the games because of the NCAA championships coming on in the same week.
Despite running Ghana’s second-fastest 100m time in history this season (9.94s), Joe Paul, will only compete in the 200m in Mauritius, an event where he currently holds the National Record (20.08s).
His season-best in the event this year is 20.78s, ran in Santo Domingo on 26th May 2022.
Rose Yeboah, a University of Cape Coast student, won gold in the women’s high jump at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco and now ranks second in Ghana’s women’s high jump (1.84m).
Later that year, she won gold for her institution at the Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) Games.
In April 2022, she won gold in her last competition (1.80m) on the GAA’s National Circuit.
Safo-Antwi opened his outdoor season on 1st May, 2022 with a 10.29s run at the Be Fit Today Outdoor Series in London.
He last competed on 28th May, 2022 at the B&S Kurpfalz Gala in Germany where he clocked 10.28s.
The Academy of Art University student, Agyemang, formerly of UCC, has a season-best time of 45.80s in the 400m, which he clocked at an NCAA D2 competition on 28th May, 2022.
Leo Myles-Mills – Coach
Joseph Paul Amoa – 200m – Team Captain
Sean Safo-Antwi – 100m – Senior Athlete
Rose Yeboah – High Jump – Student Athlete
Duncan Agyemang – 400m – Student Athlete
Some articles were taken from citisportsonline.com