By El-Amisty Nobo| Follow Amisty on twitter @ElAmistyNobo
Mr. Mawuko Afadzinu, Ghana’s Chef de Mission at the Commonwealth Youth Games [Bahamas 2017] believes that participating in such high profile competition is a positive investment.
Speaking in an interview from his base in Nassau, Bahamas Mr. Mawuko Afadzinu who doubles as the President of the Ghana Table Tennis Federation [GTTF] said:
“As a confidence building measure and an investment in the professional development of our athletes, we are right on track.”
Despite early challenges in their preparations towards the sixth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games, Team Ghana is performing steadily with the beach volleyball team already through to the semi finals of the competition after beating Saint Lucia 2-0 in the quarter finals.
The Bahamas 2017 features nine  disciplines; athletics, beach soccer, beach volleyball, boxing, cycling, judo, swimming, tennis, rugby sevens.
In all, sixty-four nations are participating in the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games with 1034 athletes taking part in 105 events.