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Track & Field News of Tuesday, 4 February 2020


Paralympian Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe calls for support to defend gold medal

Paralympian Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe Paralympian Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe

Ghana’s Paralympian Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe, has called on the public for support ahead of the George OCC Marathon to be held in South Africa.

Botsyo Nkegbe is hoping to defend the gold title he won last year as the tournament begins on 12 February, 2020.

In an interview on Wamputu Sports with Odi Asempa Kwame Oware on Happy FM, Botsyo has appealed to the public and Corporate Ghana to support his team with air tickets to be able to participate in the competition.

“All we need is $1,200 to be able to participate in the event.

“I have been preparing for the tournament, which is also part of preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games”.

“Ticket issue has become a problem but I hope that by the time I finish the interview with Happy FM, there will be some good news.

He further said, he hopes to defend his gold medal at this year’s tournament.

“I hope I can defend my gold medal at the tournament”.

“We hope we can get support and leave the country by 12 February and return on 15 February, 2020”.

“When we get support we will bring home two gold medals”, he ended