The African Armwrestling Federation after considering bids from Morocco and Ghana decided on the later in a majority vote during it’s Congress in Lagos, Nigeria.
16 countries are expected in Ghana for the annual Continental Armwrestling Championships in June 2018.
Meanwhile, the Golden Arms of Ghana are back home from Nigeria with *a total medal haul of 22 placing an overall second* at the 2017 Africa Armwrestling Championships. They got GOLD 10, SILVER 6 and BRONZE medals, which is a record by any Ghanaian team in an international competition.
Meanwhile, President of Ghana Armwrestling Federation, Mr Charles Osei Asibey has been elected unto the Africa Armwrestling Federation board as the Deputy General Secretary during the Federation’s 8th Congress in Lagos, Nigeria.
Aside the administrative role as Deputy General Secretary, Mr Osei Asibey has been made the competition and Events Director for the African Federation until 2020.
Charles Osei Asibey, who serves on the Executive Committee of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) is also the Communications Director of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC).
From Sammy Heywood Okine