Sherif Abdul Razak The Reincarnation of The Great Eric Nkansah

Sherif Abdul Razak The Reincarnation of The Great Eric Nkansah

GNPC Ghana Fastest Human meet in CapeCoast was an extraordinary experience for most of the upcoming athletes. Most of the amateur athletes who were present haven’t gotten the chance to participate in such a big competition, especially the under 18 athletes. As we all know Covid-19 has also caused damage if not all but most of our sporting events since last year. Sherif Abdul Razak The Reincarnation of The Great Eric Nkansah. Ghana’s Fastest Human was a race a lot of the sprinters have been waiting for and it was such a memorable moment for our athletes.

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One of the under 18 athletes who is a student of Adisadel College in CapeCoast set the whole show ablaze during the heats. Sherif Abdul Razak broke the long-standing 100m and 200m records in Adisadel College which has stood there over a decade. Sherif was coming in as one of the race favourites in the under 18 category. The most astonishing aspect is that Sherif is now in SHS Two.

He debuted in his inter-school competitions and won silver in both zonal and super zonal respectively in SHS one. This record has never happened before in the history of Inter-School Competitions in the Central Region. Sherif Abdul Razak won the final in the under 18 men category with a new seasonal and personal best of 11:179 seconds. Sherif’s time is a little bit away from the Youth Olympic Games Qualification Time. Sherif performance during the event shows that Ghana got a lot of talents and if they are nurtured very well we can produce World and Olympic Champions in the coming years. People are saying that Sherif is the reincarnation of the great Eric Nkansah.

Mr Raymond Aryee, the Head of Sports Department, Adisadel College disclosed that Sherif is discipline, a genius athlete and he is good on and off the track. When it comes to academics Sherif is also good. He said that Adisadel College is a school where all talents are being groomed not only academics.

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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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