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Sports News of Monday, 22 February 2021


Sports Check with Abeiku Jackson

Ghanaian swimmer Abeiku Jackson take his turn on GhanaWeb’s Sports Check program.

The captain of the national swimming team has just earned a FINA scholarship to study in Kazan, Russia and is thrilled with the development.

He talks about how much of a boost the scholarship is to his career and shares his belief that his performance during the scholarship period will open doors for other Ghanaian swimmers.

Abeiku Jackson discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on his career and how he has been coping.

He highlights the importance of his father to his career and pays glowing tribute to the Ghana Swimming Association and other stakeholders for their role in the development of the sport.

His immediate focus is to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo and remains confident about securing a wildcard to the global sports festival.

Will Abeiku Jackson consider switching nationality to a country he believes his talent will be appreciated? His answer no.

Watch the interview below

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