Tuesday, 23 July

Ghana Athletics announces team for African Athletics Championship

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Ghana Athletics (GA) has announced a strong team of athletes to represent Ghana at the upcoming African Athletics Championship to be held in Duaola, Cameroon from June 20 – 26, 2024.

The championship which is an Olympic Qualifier will feature top athletes from across the continent.

The 18 man team includes experienced and foreign based athletes who have represented Ghana at several international competitions. The team also includes promising young athletes who have shown great potential in recent national championships. They will compete in various events including sprints, distance races, hurdles, jumps, and the relays.

The GA is confident that the team will make Ghana proud and bring home medals. "We have a strong team and we are expecting great performances from our athletes," said Fuseini Bawah, President of Ghana Athletics.

The team will depart Accra for Douala, Cameroon on June 18, 2024 and will be led by coaches Robert Dwumfour and Georgina Sowah.

Team List :

No.s     First Name     Last Name      Gender     Event       

1          Evonne            Britton                F         100m Hurdles           

2          Doris               Mensah               F         100m Hurdles           

3          Anita               Afrifa                  F          200m           

4          Rose               Yeboah                F           High Jump  

5          Esther            Obenewaa           F           High Jump  

6          Rejoice            Agbewodie         F           Javelin        

7          Deborah          Acheampong      F           100m          

8          Halutie            Hor                     F           100m          

9          Mary                Boakye               F           100m/200m

10        William           Amponsah          M          10,000m     

11        Cadman           Yamoah              M          High Jump  

12        Kennedy          Ocansey             M          High Jump

13        Ishmael           Arthur                M         10000m       

14        Fuseini            Ibrahim               M         100m           

15        Isaac                Botsio                 M         100m           

16        Rexford           Bugase               M         Discus         

17        Joseph             Amoah               M         200m

18        Gadayi             Edwin                 M         Relay

19        Brock              Appiah                M         Relay


We wish the team the best of luck and call on all Ghanaians to support our athletes as they represent our great nation.

Source: ghanaathletics.org