2. The GTF sent a team of three para-taekwondo athletes, two males and one female (Stephen Sansah, Azumah Salih Mohammed and Kubura Awudu) to the 2nd African Para Taekwondo Championships in Rwanda last April and the team brought home the first bronze medal in a continental para-taekwondo championship (Daily Graphic, etc.)
4. The GTF organised the first WT sanctioned international championship in Ghana last August as you stated and it was actually the first open championships for individual entry in sub-Sahara Africa. (GTV, Daily Graphic, etc.)
5. The GTF renovated the Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium for the Ghana Open (GTV, etc.)
6. The GTF president was nominated for and elected GOC Treasurer last March
7. The GTF president was nominated or and elected as World Taekwondo Africa Executive Council Member last June – the first Ghanaian to serve in the continental council.
8. In collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, the internationally acclaimed Korean Tigers visited Ghana and put up spectacular performances at the Korean Community Sports Complex in Ghana and at the Accra international Conference Centre last November (Happy FM, etc).
9. In collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, the GTF organised both the 8th and 9th Korea Cup Championships in January 2017 and last December. The 8th Korea Cup was postponed to January 2017 from December 2016 because of the national elections (Daily Graphic, etc.).
10. In collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, the 3rd I LOVE TAEKWONDO Video Contest was organised last December in Tema (Daily Graphic, etc.)
NOTE: All these events were without any funding from the sports authorities or government.
By Adnan Lamptey, PRO of GTF