Ghanaian Para Athlete, Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe has excelled at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in the Desert Challenge in Arizon after hitting the qualification time in 100mm,with a time of 14:22sec.
Botsyo is the first Para Athlete in Ghana to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 paralympic games in Japan after making a time of 14:22 beating the qualification time of 14:70 for the Tokyo 2020 paralympic games.
His 14:22 time recorded makes him break his personal best of 14:62 of his previous best.
Nkegbe qualified to the world championship with his up and coming athlete Maclean Atsu Dzidzienyo who made a time of 16:44secs in the men’s T53 class.
His Botsyofor Gold project is being made possible with support from the Indian Women Association of Ghana, Wire Weaving Industry, National Sports Authority, Shooting Federation, Omy TV and other individuals who believe in his quest to bring Gold to Ghana
Omy Television has signed a partnership deal with Women in Sports Association(WISA) to project the vision of rewarding well deserved women sports athletes in Ghana
The deal was singed by the Chief Executive Officer of OMY TV, Miss Joyce Aku Mensah and the Madam Gloria Commodore, Executive Director of WISA for OMY TV and WISA respectively.
Miss Joyce Aku Mensah who assumes the position as the new director for WISA said“ We will try our best and support WISA to the level that it deserves. As a young lady, it is my desire to see ladies venture into sports hence my interest in seeing to success of WISA”
Miss Aku also said “ Our TV station is sports centred so we shall use our medium to project WISA by giving it the needed publicity and support WISA financially “
“I’ thank Madam Gloria Commodore for reposing confidence in me by handing over WISA to me for further successes”
The Executive Director of WISA, Madam Gloria Commodore also said
“I am glad to have a vibrant lady in the person of Madam Aku who will continue to promote WISA by helping me project the agenda of awarding female sports personalities”
WISA will be five years this year and will be awarding ladies who excelled last year.
This year’s award ceremony is set to take place in the month of September
Keep watching OMY TV for further information about WISA AWARDS 2019.
Ghanaian young star Emmanuel Gyamfi has helped his US based club GAM United FC to qualify for the 2019 Adult State Cup Final in the United States of America
The 19 year-old talented footballer who plays both as a left back and right winger has played for a number of clubs like Mighty Jet, Lizbeth Fc, Afro United(USA), Colorado Cougars(USA) and GAM United also in the United States
The final match which is scheduled to take place on Sunday May 19, 2019 will see the young sensational midfielder in action for GAM United against FC Boulder
Emmanuel Gyamfi who has performed tremendously for GAM United is expected to help his club to win the 2019 Adult State Cup in the Final with his splendid performance
The father of young Hearts of Oak midfielder, Manaf Umar has passed on.
Mr. Umar Shaibu joined the heavenly choir yesterday between the hours of 1pm to 2pm in the Ashanti Regional Capital, Kumasi.
The cause of his death is however yet to be made public by the family.
Unfortunately for the Hearts player, his father’s demise was unknown to him prior to their NC special competition game against Karela United which Hearts won by a goal to nil at the Accra Sports Stadium yesterday
After overwhelmingly winning the bid to lead the National Democratic Congress(NDC) ahead of the 2020 elections, it is obvious that who partners the Flag bearer, John Dramani Mahama will be the next arduous task
The Director for Center for Public Discourse Analysis, Dr. Etse Sikanku makes a thorough analysis of potential Vice Presidential Candidates likely to partner John Dramani Mahama ahead of the 2020 elections.
Below are the individuals with their track records
Dr. Hannah Tetteh
– National and International expertise
– Widely known within the NDC and served the party well
– Gender balance
– Generally well respected
Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah
– High party structure
– Right qualifications and experience
– National and International experiences
– Ability to step on for President in a heartbeat
– Ability to appeal to floating voters
– Marketable, limited baggage,
– Can take over after Mahama’s term
-Economic and financial expertise
-Game Changer(National than Partisan)
-Ability to neutralize the Bawumia factor
-His ethnic composition is advantageous
– Gender diversity/appeal
– Attracts Rawlings’ fans
– Will ignite the Volta base
Professor Joshua Alabi
– Great campaigner
– Administrative and Business management expert
– Affable and dynamic
Dr. Kwesi Botchwey
– Widely respected within and outside the NDC
– Right economic expertise
– Ability to take over as President
– Fulfils the role as an advisor and counsellor to the President
– Political and administrative experience
– A strong Mahama person
– Trusted confidant
– Party insider
Professor John Gatsi
– Fresh candidate
– Economic and financial expertise
– Will satisfy the Volta caucus
– Trusted source
– Chemistry (gels with the President)
– Politically experienced
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang
– Good chemistry with Mahama
– Highly respected and well liked by Mahama
– Accomplished career in education and academia
– Gender balanced
Source: Dr. Etse Sikanku, Center For Public Discourse Analysis
The students’ Representative Council of the Ghana Institute of Journalism has officially launched their Sports Week at the Press Centre.
The Sports Commission of the Institute’s SRC launched the Sports week with the allocation of groups to the various departments as well as the fixtures for the various competitions.
Speaking to the Financial Secretary of the School’s SRC, Mr. Redeemer Buatsie outlined the activities earmarked for the week long celebrations which is scheduled for March 4, 2019 to March 8,2019 and assured the student body of the support from the SRC.
He said” the SRC will do its best to make sure the sports week becomes a success” and added “ We are inviting foreign scouts to the field to scout players who are going to perform well”. This he said could potentially land players ground breaking contracts to clubs both in Ghana and abroad
Meanwhile the winner aside the trophy, will also be given a goat coupled with some other items.
The official Media Partner for the Sports Week is OMYTV with support from omytvgh.com
Former energy minister, Hon. Boakye Agyarko has donated a pick-up vehicle to the Odumasi District Police Command in the Lower-Manya Krobo Constituency in the Eastern Region
The former Minister in a short speech delivered at the occasion during the presentation said it was his duty as member of the constituency to come to the aid of the police to aid them in discharging their duties
In the wake of rampant killings and armed robbery attacks, it is timely for such a kind gesture from the former minster to aid the police to expedite their mobility in the constituency
He promised to replicate same in the various districts within the eastern enclave and beyond.
The District Police Commander, ACP Harry Selormey on behalf of the IGP, thanked the former minister for his kind gesture
The donation which was held at the Odumasi District Police Command saw in attendance the Municipal Chief Executive of the Municipality, Hon Simone Kweku Tetteh
The management of OMYTV has announced that the channel is now available on a free to air digital channel after some months of test transmitting on satellite
The station which has been on satellite for the past three months is now available on the free to air digital platform which means viewers can now watch OMYTV as a free to air digital channel on their TV sets with ease
In an interview with Omytvgh.com, the CEO, Mrs. Aku Mensah said the station exists for its viewers hence the need to have the station on the free to air digital platform.
“It was part of our plans to go on digital after test transmitting for some months, however it became very expedient for us to get it on digital earlier than planned due to the calls from our numerous potential viewers who could not access the channel on satellite.We exist for our viewers hence the addition of digital to the satellite” she stated
Omy TV is predominantly a sports station with 70% of its content being dedicated to sports with the rest of the 30% on entertainment, politics and others
The station is set to start live programs this month as it prepares to end the test transmission which commenced in October last year
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Former coach of Ashgold, David Duncan says we don’t need rocket science to be told that the Normalization Committee needs an extension of their mandate.
In an interview with OMYTV, the former Starlet coach said it was impossible for just four people to manage the Football Association which was formerly being managed by over 22 people within the stipulated time
He added that FIFA in their own wisdom on the inaugural day said they were going to add other members to the committee which is yet to be done hence, wouldn’t surprised if the committee seeks for an extension
On September 13, 2018, FIFA inaugurated a four-member committee to normalize the affairs of football in Ghana after the Anas exposé which halted football activities in Ghana.
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