Ghana Hosts Successful International Fencing Competition

Ghana Hosts Successful International Fencing Competition

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Ghana organised and hosted 11 countries for the 2020 African Junior & Cadet Fencing Championships from 24th-29th Feb, 2020.

The event was held at the University of Cape Coast and according to Mr. Mohammed Mahadi, it was a very successful programme, despite initial challenges.

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He commended the participants and the media for promoting the sport which can give the nation more medals at international events.

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Team Ghana won ten (10) Medals and placed 3rd after Egypt and Algeria with the following medals: Sabre Men's individual U-15 Silver 1, Bronze 2 Sabre Men team U-20 Bronze 1 Epee Men's individual U-15 Silver 1, Bronze 2 Sabre Women's individual U-20 Silver 1, Bronze 2.

By Sammy Heywood Okine

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