Ghana to participate in Lagos International Badminton Champs

Daniel Sam_1The national Badminton team, will participate in the 2015 Lagos International Badminton Championship, in Nigeria s part of their preparations towards the 2015 All Africa Games.

The championship, fixed for July 15-18th, forms part of preparations towards the Congo-Brazzavile Games in September.

The event will see eight players making the trip to Nigeria. The team will depart on Monday July 13, for the competition with Abraham Aryitey leading the male team with the likes Micheal Sam, Daniel Sam and Emmanuel Donkor, according to the Badminton Association of Ghana.

The female team will comprise Gifty Mensah, Eunice Tetteh, Victoria Asmah and Grace Atipaka.

The team is expected in Ghana on July 19, to continue with their preparations for the Pan African sports festival.

Badminton is one of the 16 disciplines selected by the National Sports Authority (NSA) for the All Africa Games (AAG).

Credit: GNA