HMAA Athletes Dominate In Okaikoi 10km

HMAA Athletes Dominate In Okaikoi 10km

High Morale Athletics Academy (HMAA) Athletes participated in the first edition of the Okaikoi Championship on Saturday, 24 September 2022 in Accra.

The event is celebrated to mark the ongoing Homowo Festival that’s observed annually by the people of Gas in Ghana.

Six athletes geared up for the race which the main agenda is to use as part of training ahead of the Verna Half Marathon in Kumasi.

“We will use the Okaikoi 10km race to test the strength of the athletes which will help them in preparing for the maiden edition of the Verna Half Marathon”, Coach Boniface said.

HMAA Athletes never disappoint and all six athletes finished in the top awardees category.

1. Belinda Segbor
2. Vida Asakiyaaba
3. Reina Tuolong
4. Vida Ayaayine

1. David Nakousi
2. Hamza Alobig

Currently, HMAA is ranked amongst the top best clubs in Africa and arguably the number one spot in Ghana.

The athletes have safely landed in the capital city of Ashanti Region, Kumasi for the 2022 Verna Half Marathon.

Thanks to everyone who has been supporting the dreams of these young athletes and hope for more.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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