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Soccer News of Monday, 23 April 2018


Gold Coast 2018: Ghanaian weightlifter Ruth Baffoe absconds

Ghanaian weightlifter, Ruth Baffoe, has failed to return to the country with Ghana’s contingent following the completion of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, Citi Sports checks have confirmed.

It brings to three, the number of Ghanaians confirmed to have absconded in Australia after the games.

Two badminton players, Ruth Mensah and Stella Amasah have also failed to come back to Ghana after the games.

The last batch of athletes from the games arrived in the country on Friday without the trio.

The 23 year old Ghana Immigration Officer, Ruth Baffoe, finished 10th in the women’s weightlifting competition in Australia. She lifted a total 165 kg in the snatch and clean & jerk events.

She also previously represented Ghana at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 and the 2016 All Africa Games in Brazzaville.