By James K. Attaglo Wilson
PaySwitch Company Limited has ceremoniously presented a check of GH₵100, 000 to the Ghana Olympic Committee [GOC] in support of Team Ghana’s preparation towards the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
The President and Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of PaySwitch, Mr. Kojo Choi said the presentation formed part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiative and wished Ghana well in the games.
He said Ghana’s athlete, Akwasi Frimpong is from an unexpected background and the challenge to breakthrough for acceptance was huge for him, therefore they are happy to be associated with the brand.
“We also understand the Ghanaian is capable of winning with a little support and from what Frimpong has been able to achieve, it is in line with our core belief of empowering the youth in Ghana and Africa.”
Ghana’s Chef de Mission for the games, Jerry Shaib Ahmed thanked the PaySwitch and the Korean Ambassador for their support and assured them of a good performance from Ghana’s athlete at the games.
Korean Ambassador, H.E. Kim Sungsoo also commended the GOC on their efforts to promote and develop sports in the country.
GOC President, Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah expressed the GOC’s gratitude to the officials from PaySwitch and the Korean Embassy for coming on board to ensure that Ghana was fully represented at the games.
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