GOC President Visits Onua FM and TV3 (The News Hub)

GOC President Visits Onua FM and TV3 (The News Hub)

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The president of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Ben Nunoo Mensah was today invited by the sports crew on Onua FM 95.1 and TV3 to the News Hub in Accra.

The GOC president touched on a number of issues in the 2 hour programme and called on the sports media to be on track with positive news, than negative media reportage which will in the long run affect the Ghanaian sports journalists in general.

He said the Amasaman Sports Complex for juveniles is taking shape gradually and thanked former GOC president, B. T. Baba for securing the land.

He also called for accountability and transparency in sports administration as he tries to source for funds from ANOCA and other sponsors for Ghana Sports.

He hinted that not only the Black Meteors have been supported in their Olympic Games qualification, but others like rugby, fencing and shooting have been granted some funds to cushion their preparations in qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

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Ben Nunoo Mensah said investment in the athletes and construction of sports facilities is a step in the right direction to win luerels in sports, noting that sportsmen and women need some time to train and compete to excel.

He commended the current Sports Minister Asiamah for trying his best to support least financed sports disciplines.

The GOC president was accompanied by his Communications Directors and some friends in the media.

He said the media has a big role to play in the development and promotion of sports, so they should be focused on the positives of the industry to attract more sponsors and fans at the stadia.

Ben Nunoo Mensah commended Kurt Okraku for trying to bring back the love for sports, especially football and he congratulated the Keta Sunset Beach Soccer Club for winning the Copa Lagos Tournament.

He also wished the Black Meteors all the best to qualify to Tokyo 2020 , and talked about the sports training facility already prepared in Japan for Team Ghana.

He saluted all sports federation heads in Ghana, and prayed that they produce champion sportsmen and women to win more medals and glory for Ghana.

By Sammy Heywood Okine

 

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