2 Bowling coaches in Egypt for int’l coaching course
Two certified coaches of the Ghana Bowling Federation (GBF) have travelled to Egypt to participate in an international bowling coaching course.
The duo, Patricia Asantewaa Osei and Philippine Dede Ossorm, all from the Ghana Armed Forces left Accra on Friday for the course that took off on Sunday and expected to end on Sunday.
Mr Charles Obeng Amofah, President of the GBF, who led a delegation to see the coaches off told the Times Sports that the course was under the auspices of the Bowling Africa Federation (BAF).
Speaking to the press before departure, he said the duo would acquire technical knowledge in bowling to enable them impart the knowledge acquired to prospective bowlers globally.
He expressed excitement at the opportunity presented to local coaches, adding that, “It is expected to go a long way to help in the development and promotion of the sport in Ghana and other parts of Africa.”
He thanked the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS), the National Sports Authority (NSA) and the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), for its continuous support for the federation’s activities.
He also praised the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), JL Properties, Stanbic Bank and Global Cargo and Commodities.
The GBF, he said, will participate in a continental bowling developmental tournament in South Africa later this month.
Other executive members at the airport are Mr Kwame Baah Mensah of the National Sports Authority and Mr Festus Annan, welfare officer of the GBF.
BY ANDREW NORTEY