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Sports News of Monday, 10 June 2019


Ashfoam supports GOC with $4,600

Ashanti Foam Ghana Limited (ASHFOAM), the leading foam products manufacturers and home collection distributors, has presented a cheque for $4,600 to the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC).

The gesture was to support Ghana’s participation in the Africa Beach Games in Sal, Cape Verde later in the month.

Mr. George Massih, General Manager of Ashfoam said, it was their contribution to Ghana’s participation at the first African Beach Games in Sal, Cape Verde, adding that they were interested in supporting a wide range of sporting disciplines to make many people happy.

He said Ashfoam enjoys a cordial relationship with the GOC and they were ready to support budding athletes from the grassroots to become world champions.

Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah President of GOC, who received the cheque, expressed appreciation to the company, adding that, they offered similar assistance to the GOC during the preparations the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He said apart from football, there were many disciplines that needed support and other companies must follow the example of Ashfoam.

“As a nation, we must give every child the opportunity to choose the sport he or she loves and must be supported to the highest level.

“Sports has taken many people out of poverty. Any support to sports is giving life to a Ghanaian child to realize a dream. I thank Ashfoam and salute the staff and customers” he added.

Ghana would be represented by eight athletes and three officials at the Sal Games from June 14 to 23, 2019 to compete in karate-do kata, freestyle football, basketball and beach volleyball out of the 11 disciplines. 53 nations have confirmed their participation.

Team Ghana would be by Mr. Stephen Asante Bekoe, President of the Ghana Rowing & Canoeing Federation.

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