Ghana’s rising star, Jonathan Euro to fight in Hong Kong

Accra- Jonathan Euro, one of the best Kickboxers in Ghana, has landed a golden opportunity to exhibit his skills in Hong Kong, as he takes on Zhang Yulong in a 1-1 Super Fight Championship.

The fight, would take place at the Star Hall on December 11 and Euro who is a senior member of the Pro Fighting Factory Gym is poised to make history and establish himself as one of the best fighters from Africa.

Last year, he was one of the Pro Fighting Factory Gym members who represented Ghana, at the first ever Muay Thai Championship in Morocco, where all the Ghanaian representatives came home with medals.

According to Lawrence Nyanyo Nmai, president of the Pro Fighting Factory Gym and Promotions, his boys had trained well and were very fit to take on any fighter from any part of the world.

He commended the sports media in Ghana for supporting the less popular and financed sports disciplines like kick boxing and hoped that the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) would honour them once again at the annual awards ceremony.

Source: Ghana News Agency

Allotey Donates To Korokoo Project

Accra- Patrick Allotey, World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa Junior Middleweight Champion, has donated G,000.00 to the Kokrokoo 100 project, initiated by ace Peace FM morning host, Mr. Kwame Sefa Kayi.

The donation was to support the purchase of incubators for the Korle Teaching Hospital initiated by the ace broadcaster.

Mr. Sefa Kayi expressed appreciation to the boxer and his management for supporting the initiative.

He called on other sports men and women to support the project.

Mr. Sefa Kayi, commended Cabic Management and Allotey for setting the pace and appealed to others to contribute to the Incubators project.

Source: Ghana News Agency

Martial Arts Instructor inducted into WOMMA Hall of Fame

Koforidua� Mr. Raphael Sylvanus Akoto, a Ghanaian Martial Arts Instructor, has been inducted as an Ambassador into the Martial Arts prestigious World Organization of Martial Arts Athletes (WOMAA) Hall of Fame, in Germany.

Mr. Akoto, was chosen for the award of Martial Arts “President of the Year” by the WOMAA-Team Germany, at Dinner Banquet held in Germany.

WOMAA International was formed in 1998 to host world class Martial Arts tournament every year in different countries.

Mr. Akoto, is the Country Director for WOMAA, Chung Do Kwan Ghana, Taekwondo Ghana and Chun Ki Do Association Ghana (Africa) and Chief Executive Officer of Chung Young Martial Arts Academy.

Mr Akoto began his study of Martial Arts (Taekwondo) in 1988 and formed martial arts (Taekwondo) clubs and taught the sports since 2004.

He studied and learned by means of the traditional instructor and discipline apprenticeship method and done substantial graduate work in Martial Arts theory and practice.

Mr. Akoto’s main academic areas of specialization are History and Philosophy of Martial Arts.

Mr Akoto currently holds the rank of Seventh Degree Black Belt in Hapkido and Fourth Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and title of a Grandmaster.

Source: Ghana News Agency

Normalisation Committee apologises to Nation

Accra- The Normalisation Committee of Ghana Football Association (GFA), has apologised to the media, football fraternity and the general public over the incident that happened at their meeting with the press on Wednesday, October 17, in Accra.

In a statement signed by Mrs, Lucy Quist, the Vice President of the Committee states, “the Normalisation Committee unequivocally apologised for the unfortunate incident, which occurred at the media interactions”.

It said, they believe in treating every stakeholder with respect, adding that the committee appreciates all the people who joined the event and offered better views and comments.

It said, the Normalisation Committee is counting on all stakeholders to work with them in order to reform the beautiful Ghana football.

Source: Ghana News Agency

Asamoah Gyan thrilled with Kotoko sponsorship deal

Kumasi- Asamoah Gyan, captain of the senior national team, the Black Stars, has said, he is elated to be associated with two-time African champions, Kumasi Asante Asante Kotoko after his company, Paradise Pac Mineral Water, agreed to a two-year sponsorship deal with the Porcupine Warriors.

I am happy to be given this opportunity by His Royal Majesty, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Owner and Life Patron of the Club, as well as the Management, he noted.

Kotoko is my childhood club and for me this is historic. I hope the two sides would uphold terms under the agreement for a strong partnership.

The Porcupine Warriors sealed a deal with Paradise Pac in Kumasi on Thursday and the package includes provision of cash and products worth about 10, 000 US Dollars.

Gyan, was of the conviction that the sponsorship deal would help support the club to meet some of its financial commitments.

Mr. George Amoako, Chief Executive Officer of Kotoko, assured all that, the club would work assiduously to give the company the mileage it needed by promoting its products.

Source: Ghana News Agency