Sports News of Saturday, 5 September 2020
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The Chief Government Officer of Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mohammed Adjei Sowah, has donated 50% of his August salary to promote functions of the Affiliation of sports activities for the Disabled (ASFOD) in Ghana.
Mr. Sowah produced the donation when Promasidor Ghana Confined, producers of Cowbell introduced some of their food items goods to the Affiliation at the Town Hall in Accra.
The presentation varieties section of the endeavours of the corporation to support users of ASFOD amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly CEO called for the variety of investments into athletics to give equal awareness to every single sporting exercise in the country and emphasised the tremendous gains affiliated with sports equally medically and economically.
Mr. Sowah reported as part of attempts to promote athletics and nurture abilities in the town the Bukom Park located in the heart of Accra was remaining reworked into a modern day-working day AstroTurf soccer pitch by the federal government.
“Recently the authorities has presented the boxing federation and newbie boxers boxing rings to market local community match in Higher Accra,” he extra.
The President of ASFOD, Shaaban Mohammed expressed gratitude to the Accra Metropolitan Main Govt and the Promasidor for their ongoing assistance, specially for the duration of these challenging situations of COVID-19.
“Our unique many thanks go to Promasidor Ghana Constrained, for their continuous assist in direction of the improvement of sporting activities primarily the disabled sports activities.
“We referred to as on them in no time and they have responded positively. We also want to thank Honourable Mayor, given that he joined swimming, we have viewed a ton of improvement not only in swimming but throughout all sporting disciplines in Ghana,” he claimed.
Mr Mohammed said 3 athletes from the Association experienced skilled for the Tokyo Olympic Online games, which had been postponed to 2021 and appealed for far more assist to help them to win medals for the state.
He explained considering the fact that the institution of ASFOD in 1995 its goal has been to use sporting activities as an avenue in which disabled persons could gain a dwelling.
Mr Gideon Kodo, the Activities and Public Relations Manager of Promasidor Ghana Minimal said the presentation signified the company’s determination toward the advertising of athletics in the place.
“Had it not been the outbreak of the COVID-19 the organization would have reintroduced the biking match,” he extra.
Mr. Kodo pointed out that the tale of Cowbell could not have been published thoroughly devoid of mentioning its contribution to athletics and was happy to aid disabled sports in the place.
He congratulated Charles Narh for winning the Guy of Braveness award at the 5th Special Gentlemen of the 12 months Awards 2020 (EMYAfrica20) and was hopeful with the required help and engagement Ghana would deliver extra heroes.
The management of the Lakeside Estates, a foremost actual estate also donated GH¢1000 money to endorse the pursuits of ASFOD.
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