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Track & Field News of Thursday, 26 September 2019

Source: Primenewsghana.com

Doha 2019: Sports Minister urges Ghanaian Athletes to make nation proud

Ghana’s Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah has urged the Ghanaian athletes participating in the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championship being held in Doha to go and make the nation proud.

With the World Championship starting on Friday, September 27, the Sports Minister has sent his goodwill message to the Ghanaian contingent and has tasked them to win laurels for the nation.

He further called on the entire citizenry to render their support to the athletes as they bid to conquer the world.

Read the entire statement of the Sports Minister below.

The Ministry of Youth and Sports wishes the Ghanaian athletes participating in the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championship being held in Doha, Qatar well.

On behalf of Government and the people of Ghana, the Hon. Minister, Isaac Kwame Asiamah urges you to remain focus and avoid any complacency.

Also, as our ambassadors representing our nation Ghana, the values of patriotism, nationalism and dedication should spur you on to win laurels for the nation.

Once again, I appeal to Ghanaians wherever they are, to give you their unflinching support so you can conquer the world.

The Ghana Athletics Association has released a 10-member team ahead IAAF World Championships. The team features the African 4x100m relay gold medalists’ quartet of Sean Safo-Antwi, Benjamin Azamati, Martin Owusu-Antwi, Joseph Paul Amoah and reserve Edwin Kwabla Gadayi.

Men’s 100m

Joseph Paul Amoah

4x100m men’s relay

Benjamin Azamati

Edwin Kwabla Gadayi

Martin Owusu-Antwi

Sean Safo-Antwi

4 x 100m Women’s Relay

Gemma Acheampong

Deborah Acquah

Halutie Hor

Flings Owusu-Agyapong

Persis William-Mensah