William Amponsah Wins Good Day Cross Country Championship

William Amponsah Wins Good Day Cross Country Championship

The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region II half marathon champion, William Amponsah has won the maiden edition of the Good Day Cross Country Championship. William has been a phenomenal athlete for the past decade in Ghana, when it comes to middle to long-distance events. William Amponsah wins Good Day Cross Country Championship.

The Good Day Cross Country Championship was a 12km route and it’s the first edition of this event. The competition was very competitive and almost all the best distance runners in Ghana were at the starting line. About 100 athletes were able to cross the finish line and it was all joy.

William broke the tape in 38:48 seconds, while Koogo Atia one of the best distance runners in Ghana currently also finished second in 40:10 seconds and Ataylar Awini Samuel also place third.

Top 10 Men

William Amponsah – 38:48 seconds

Koogo Atia – 40:10 seconds

Ataylar Awini Samuel – 40:51 seconds

Basit Afful – 41:55 seconds

Ishmael Arthur – 42:47 seconds

Salifu Seidu – 42:59 seconds

Mallam Yamputi 43:22 seconds

Emmanuel Tetteh – 43:22 seconds

David Nakousi – 43:35 seconds

Phillip Kwoffie – 43:40 seconds

Full results will be uploaded soon.



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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