Kwahu Easter Marathon winner – William Amponsah has paid a courtesy on Morocco’s Ambassador to Ghana, Mrs. Imane Ouaadil.
The purpose of the visit was to inform the Ambassador of his invitation to Morocco to participate in the Marathon International De Marrakesh, in September this year and also to seek the support of the Moroccan Embassy to participate in the event.
Amponsah, winner of three different marathons [Kwahu Easter Marathon, Millennium Marathon and the Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon] in the three years was accompanied by his manager, Mr. Charles Abeiku Forson and Mr. Henri Senyo Penni [Chief Executive Officer of Daakye Runners Club and General Manager of Medivents Consult] as well as Mr. William Dodzi Ezah, a member of the team.
Speaking on why the team chose the Marrakesh marathon in particular, Mr. Penni cited the rich history of the Marathon International De Marrakesh, which has existed for 31 years among other considerations.
He said the Marathon in Marrakesh would offer Amponsah the needed platform to compete with the best on the continent and the world.
According to Mr. Penni his outfit has plans for giving athletes competitive platforms to perform adding that plans were in place to have more international collaborations.
Mrs. Ouaadil said she was excited with the visitation and the decision of Amponsah to participate in the marathon.
She said her outfit had plans to have a stronger collaboration with Ghana in the area of sports, business, housing and other sectors of the economy.
According to Mrs. Ouaadil the decision of Amponsah to participate in the competition fits into their agenda hence they would provide support for his participation.
He further urged the Ghanaian athlete to go and excel in the upcoming competition in Morocco.