Indomie Producers Hail Ghana Weightlifting Federation (Black Cranes) For Medal Haul At 2019 African Games

Indomie Producers Hail Ghana Weightlifting Federation (Black Cranes) For Medal Haul At 2019 African Games


The Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) has been hailed by their sponsor, Indomie for winning medals at major international competition.

The GWF on Friday paid a visit  to Dufil Ghana  Ltd  producers of Indomie to thank  the management  and to present  the 17 African  medals  that the  team (The Black Cranes) has won so far  from three different continental championship  in 2019.

It will be recalled that at the last African Games in Rabat, Weightlifting won 8 of the 12 medals  won by Ghana at games.


Ben Nunoo Mensah GWF President (who also doubles as the GOC President) led the team, accompanied by Acting Vice President Hon. Jerry Shaib, Board member Joe Sintim. Coaches Otu Lankye, Daniel Darku, Nii Dodoo and Welfare Officer Seth Fetre.

Indomie who are an official sponsor of the Youth and Junior teams and the partner behind the the Weightlifting Talent Identification programme started by the GWF 3 years ago. Indomie supports the programme with 5000 GHS and products, every quarter.

“It is out of the the programme  that we have been  able to produce all the African and Commonwealth Medallists that the country  can boost  of today, most of whom  have been  doing  weightlifting  for less than three years” said Ben Nunoo Mensah.


The team was welcomed by the CEO of Indomie, Mr Mahesh Shah, Mr Bahaguna, the Marketing Manager, Ninash and staff of the company.

Mr Shah, said the energy and strength that our children gets when they eat Indomie  is clearly  being manifested in the performance of the Ghana  Weightlifting  Team over the last 3 years.


The medal winners for 2019 presented are Christian Amoah, 8 medals made up of 3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze, Winifred Ntumi, 4 medals all bronze. David Akwei,1bronze medal and Forrester Osei who won 4 medals, made up of 3gold and 1 silver.

From Sammy Heywood Okine