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
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
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