The newly elected Greater Accra Wrestling Association [GAWA] Executives have been sworn into office by the Regional Director of Sports at the Greater Accra Regional Sports Directorate on Thursday June 15, 2017.
Jefferey K. Manzan Owusu, Regional Director of Sports urged the new executives to work in unity and create avenue for sponsorship and organization of competitions.
He said collaboration, transparency and accountability will make the executive credible to fascinate support for the sport.
Norbert Amefu, National Vice President of the Ghana Wresting Association tasked the new executives to tap for talents from the schools.
He hinted that they are introducing the cadets to institute a solid foundation for the sport.
Nii Teiko Abobonua I, Asere Amadu Atofoaste who graced the ceremony advised the executives to make the sport popular with the support of the media.
He noted that Traditional Wresting, known in Ga as “Abotri” can be another avenue for job creation.
George Mankattah, Chairman of the Greater Accra Wresting Association pledged to work hard with his executives to develop and promote the sport to a greater heights worthy of emulating.
He said the region contributed to an international event in Senegal, where some Ghanaians excelled, and they are planning to organize a two-community championships at the Tema and La Beaches.
Mankattah disclosed that the region is preparing for the Unity Games and appealed to companies in the region to support Wrestling as it is attractive and exciting venture.
The other executives are; Jonas Nikoi [Assistant Chairman], Peter Mensah Afam [Treasurer], and Edith Adjeiagoe [Secretary].
Source: Sammy Heywood Okine