Ghana Arnwrestling Federation (GAF) has been praised by global viewers and patrons for succesfully organising the 2022 National Armwrestling Championship in Accra on Friday, June 17 at the DG Hathramani Sports Hall.
The event was to select and prepare pullers for the upcoming Africa and World Armwrestling Championship slated for Nigeria and Turkey respectively.
The K-Balm Ointment sponsoired event organized by Perception Managment International and Legaci101 Consult under the auspices of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation with support from United Media, was a masterclass event which has been touted as the best Armwrestling event on the continent of Africa.
Transmitted Live on television and watched by many on sicial media in Ghana and beyond, the National Armwrestling Championship saw pullers/armwrestllers in high spirit enthusiastically display skill, stregnth and showmanship to thrill fans and viewers at the venue which was cladded with a professional set up that can be likened to only the World Amwrestling Championship or any other international events.
Egyptian Youssef Nasr, Referees Panel member of the World Armwrestling Federation said in a post event message “ President Charles, you deserve it, You always work to develop our sport at all levels, no country do what you do. You are the best and that is the truth. Ghana Is the best because in Africa no country organizes national championship like this”.
Heads of Federations and stakeholders who were enthrilled with the entire event set up and performance of passionate young men and women, eulogized the Ghana Armwrestling Federation and its partners for the high level and standard of event organization being exhibited locally.
New champions emerged as former champion Derrick Adu-Kwakye aka Asoka GH reclaimed the men’s heavyweight title facing Saoud Fawaz and Isaac Antwi Boasiako. Florence Mensah of the Ghana Police Service also became the new female heavyweight champion dethroning Grace Mintah, Afia Kumah, Rashida Abass and many others.
President Charles Osei Asibey thanked his reliable and hardworking team, referees panel, coaches, board members Pharm. Kofi Addo-Agyekum, Mr. Edwin Amankwah, Mr. Jesse Agyepong, Alhaji Sumaila, DCOP Lydia Donlor, Godson Kwame Asem and others for the exceptional effort in pulling off this event.
The 2022 K-Balm Ointment National Armwrestling Championship was made possible by Perceprion Management International, Kofikrom Pharmacy Limited, X Mineral Water, Yomi Yogurt, HD+, Happy FM, ETV, Twellium Industries, Woezor TV, Blynxlivegh, Legaci101 and United Media Consult.