The Fate Of Ghana Athletes In The Future

The Fate Of Ghana Athletes In The Future

Ghana is considered as one of the best countries in the world that produces some of the finest sports men and women. This accolades applies to all the sporting events that are held in and outside the country. The small Western African country is very popular and powerful in the world when it comes to sports.

Currently Ghana is making its name known when it comes to the World of Athletics. There has been alot of great athletes who raised the flag of Ghana high on the international field.

Notwithstanding are the likes of Eric Nkansah, Magret Simpson, Vida Anim, Emmanuel Tuffour and many other great legendary athletes who helped to raise the flag of Ghana high. The fate of Ghana athletes in the future.


We have heard their names and saw them competing at the global stage and won multiple awards. These great athletes broke and set new records during their time of reign. To break a National Record is never achieve on a silver platter but always fought for.

Running itself is a revolution act which changes from time to time and keeps on becoming better.

In the 21st century a new set of athletes are evolving and its now getting better and better each year.

Ghana finds it very difficult to qualify for the Olympic Games when it comes to Track and Field events. Now we have gotten the most promising athletes in the history of Ghana Athletics ever. Currently there are about seven of them who have already qualified and hoping for more. The fate of Ghana athletes in the future.

This speaks of the adaptation and perseverance  that when we get time for our upcoming Athletes the future of Ghana Athletics will be great.

During this Covid-19 era the athletes are still producing marvelous and fascinating times. Ghanaian Athlete became the second fastest man in 2021 during the first quater of the year. The time was 9.97 which broke the Ghana National 100m Record.

Lariba Juliana Sakat won the CAA Region II Championship in both the Half Marathon and the 1500m.

William Amponsah won the CAA Region II Championship in the Half Marathon.

Sarfo Ansah won the CAA Region II Championships in the 100m dash.

Joseph Paul Amoah was the first Ghanaian Athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Benjamin Azamati currently the fastest man in Ghana.

Deborah Acquah demolishes both indoor and outdoor long jumps records.

Nadia Eke the Ghanaian Female Triple Jump Olympian. She will be representing Ghana at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.

Sean Sarfo Antwi, Joseph Manu, Benjamin Azamati and Joseph Paul Amoah qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games.


There are alot of athletes whose names are not heard but they are running absolutely well and raising the flag of Ghana high.

The current generation has broken numerous national records respectively.

Just about a month ago Ansah Sarfo recorded the fastest local time an athlete has ever run in the 100m dash in 10.14.

The morning and evening training! The sacrifice! The consistency! The pains! The sleepless night! The finance! The camping! The loneliness!

After the athletes had gone through all these and even more of hardships. Sometimes you have to leave your family and go far away to train ahead of your competition. Sometimes your family may abandoned you due to the profession you have chosen.

So what is the fate of Ghana Athletes in the future?

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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