The Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) in consultation with the National Sports Authority (NSA), has named Mr. Michael Appiah Boateng, a businessman and sports enthusiast, as the chairman for the Ashanti Regional Armwrestling Association for an interim term of two (2) years.

Mr. Appiah Boateng, whose tenure would end in December 2019, would head a seven-member team that will be responsible for the Development and Promotion of Armwrestling in Schools, Communities and the entire Region.

Other members of the Association are Mr. Kwabena Nsenkyire – Vice Chairman, Mr. Frank Owusu Ansah – Secretary , Mr. Kwabena Osei Tutu – Dep. Secretary with Dr. Tetteh Opai (KNUST), William Attoh (NSA) as members and Isaac Antwi Boasiako as organizer .

An elective Congress in December 2019 will give way to a substantive 4- year term by elected officers of the Association.

Mr. Appiah Boateng, has also been charged with the responsibility of sanctioning and managing of Armwrestling activities, formation of clubs, Institution of a Regional Armwrestling League, soliciting for support for development and engaging developing partners and organization of Annual Regional Congress etc.

Mr. Charles Osei Asibey, President GAF, said, the new development

Was in fulfillment of the mandate granted them by the National Sports Authority (NSA) and the Ministry of Youth & Sports to spread and expand our developmental activities and programmes to every corner of this country.

“We have wholeheartedly accepted the challenge and therefore do not intend to be an Accra based federation but rather stretch our tentacles to all the 10 regions of Ghana. We hope to achieve a total coverage by December 2018,” – Mr. Osei Asibey said.


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