Lets Encourage Women In Sports - WISA to sports officials

Lets Encourage Women In Sports – WISA to sports officials

On Monday, July 27, 2021, Women in Sports Association (WISA), with the help of Mrs. Abigail Mckorley, hosted and recognised eight sports personalities at the Accra Sports Stadium.

The president of the Women In Sports Association (WISA), Madam Gloria Commodore, has urged sports officials to encourage and push women to participate in sports.

Madam Grace Armah, an Olympian in athletics, Elizabeth King, a hockey star and the Chairperson of Ghana’s Women’s Commission, Miss Christie Dodoo, a former netball and handball star, Cynthia Akwele Lamptey, a handball and football goalkeeper for Ghana, and Mrs. Joyce Mahama, a firefighter, are among the personalities. WOSPAG president Angela Ocran, a former female sports director and all-round CEPS athlete, Sammy Heywood Okine, the sole male director who supports women in sports, and Madam Commodore herself.

On behalf of the honorees, Madam Elizabeth King, a former Ghana Prisons Director, congratulated Mrs Abigail Mckorley and prayed that the government would recognise the accomplishments of the women who had excelled in sports for Ghana.

She called on all retired female athletes to join together and develop an agenda on how to help female athletes.

WISA has recently been encouraging most of the females to take sports very serious. They also awarded the outstanding female personalities in Ghana Sports few weeks ago.
They also discussed ways to help the Accra 2023 African Games LOC to be successful.

Source: Elizabeth Alhassan

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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