Joseph Paul Amoah: We Are Focused And Hungrier For Success

Joseph Paul Amoah: We Are Focused And Hungrier For Success

Joseph Paul Amoah has been elected as the captain of the Ghana team heading to the Tokyo Olympic Games. Joseph was the first athlete to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games.

The Ghana team is now camping at the Coppin State University in Baltimore, United States of America. The team also has one of the youngest athletes in the upcoming games. Ghana as a country finds it very difficult for athletes to qualify for the Olympic Games. Joseph Paul Amoah: We are focused and hungrier for success.


The Tokyo Olympic Games will go down in history as one of the games that the Ghanaian Track and Field Athletes are making big changes. Ghana will be sending seven track and field athletes in all for the games.

The Ghana 4×100m relay team qualified during the World Athletics Relay Championships in Silesia, Poland. The team placed third in the finals but they were disqualified. Arguable these young athletes are potentials and the future is bright to conquer the world. Oh yes, it’s just a matter of time.


The 4×100m relay team has both 100m and 200m Ghana record holders. All the Ghana athletes are going into this Olympic Games for their first time and there is a lot to be learned. The athletes are ready and eager to deliver a world-class performance during the games.


The captain of the team, Joseph Paul Amoah disclosed “the team is focused and hungrier for success but we will go into the Tokyo Olympic Games and do our best to make the nation proud” he said it via zoom conference call. Exactly fourteen days left for the opening ceremony.

The event is scheduled from July 23rd – 8th August 2021.

The Ghana Relay Team List







By Sekyere Richard

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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