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Ghana Athletics Wants Funding, Help – GAA


The second Vice-President of Ghana Athletics (GA), Mr. Charles Osei Asibey, says the game of athletics seems to have taken a nosedive due to the dearth of funding and assist.

Responding to questions from journalists in Koforidua throughout the Circuit III Athletics championships organized by the Ghana Athletics Affiliation, Mr Osei Asibey who doubles because the Secretary Basic for the Sports activities Writers Affiliation of Ghana (SWAG), mentioned “Athletics is Ghana’s prime and picture saving sport because it usually has climaxed Ghana’s participation in main worldwide occasions.”

He recounted the breaking of about 80 per cent of current nationwide athletics data, the newest by ever enhancing Benjamin Azamati on Friday, the sterling performances of the boys relay crew on the 2019 Africa Video games in Rabat, Morocco, and the final Olympic Video games in Tokyo, Japan, all in current occasions.

He mentioned sources was the affiliation’s bane as price range for sports activities was usually chanelled to soccer, therefore athletics like different sports activities have been unable to entry the allocation to allow them organise competitions to develop and unearth extra abilities.

“Company establishments are additionally unable to spend money on sports activities due to numerous financial causes however we at Ghana Athletics have in our small methods by means of strategic partnership and pals sustained athletics,” he famous.

He added that “Athletics isa prime model and the mom of all sports activities. All we advocate is monetary funding by Authorities and company Ghana. Athletics will produce excessive stage performers and world leaders in Monitor and Discipline.”

The Circuit III Athleticschampionship in Koforidua, one of many many competitions within the 12 months below evaluation by Ghana Athletics was dominated by Ghana Armed Forces and attended by groups from Japanese, Volta, Higher Accra areas, the safety companies, the board of Ghana Athletics, former President ProfFrancis Dodoo, Administrators of Pleasure Industries and Django Drinks who supported the occasion and prime officers throughout the Japanese area.

Kumasi will host the subsequent athletics occasion on the weekend of April 2, 2022.

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