Commonwealth Games 2022: Ghanas delegation presents medals to Minister

Team Ghana returns from Birmingham

Team Ghana arrived from Birmingham, UK on Wednesday morning. They were welcomed by dignitaries including the President of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Mr. Abraham Neequaye, former President of the Ghana Boxing Federation, Mr. George Lamptey, Mr. Alex Ntiamoah Boakye, CEO of Box Office Boxing Promotions and Majeed Bawa of the Dep.DG of the NSA.

Also at the airport to welcome the sportsmen and women were coaches and boxing fans of Joseph Commey aka Jaguar, Abraham Mensah who won silver and Wahid Omar who got bronze in boxing.

Deborah Acquah who laced Ghana’s medallist when she won the bronze in Long Jump was also welcomed by her fans, friends and family.

Ghana’s other medal winner was Joseph Paul Amoah who placed third in 200 meters and got a bronze medal.

Coach Ofori Asare of the Black Bombers thanked all who supported them in difficult times and hoped that things would change for the better in terms of the welfare of national amateur boxers.

President of the Ghana Boxing Federation, Mr. Ben Quartey also thanked the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the National Sports Authority as well as the Ghana Olympic Committee and all who in diverse ways contributed to their success.

He called for more investment in boxing because it is the nation’s number one sport in terms of achievements.

“We are not going to rest as we have more work to do” he added

From Sammy Heywood Okine


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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