By Yaw Kyeremanteng

The International Weightlifting Federation [IWF] in partnership with the Weightlifting Federation of Africa [WFA] and the Tunisia Weightlifting Federation [TWF] is organizing a special sports management course in weightlifting.

The course is aimed at equipping the Secretary-Generals of the various member federations with modern trends in management took off last Saturday and is expected to end on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Leading resource person for the five-day course is Professor Milan Mihajlovic from Serbia, a member of the International Weightlifting Federation technical commission.

Ghana's Ken Odeng Adade [right] exchanging pleasantries with Professor Milan Mihajlovic
Ghana’s Ken Odeng Adade [right] exchanging pleasantries with Professor Milan Mihajlovic
According to the Secretary General of WFA – Eshelly Manareddin, this was the first time the IWF, WFA and TWF is organizing a sports administration course its members which he believes will form part of their developmental plan for the year 2017.

He further stressed that Secretary-Generals work daily in the administration of sports therefore they are important elements to the success of every federation apart from the athletes therefore it was prudent for them to be given the needed support in their line of duty.

The participating countries include; Zambia, Mauritius, South Africa, Libya, DR Congo, Ghana, and Tunisia.

Credit: Ken Odeng Adade|| Deputy Secretary-General [Ghana Weightlifting Federation]

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