The final leg of the regional HD+ Kids Armwrestling Championship will hit Kumasi on Saturday, with fun, entertainment with exciting goodies and prizes for participants and patrons of the event.
Boys and girls between ages 12 and 16 will converge on the Archbishop Peter Kwasi Sarpong Hall of St Louis Senior High School in Kumasi as over 100 participants battle to book a place for one of the 15 regional slots available for the national finals to be held in Accra.
The championship, a continental novelty by the Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) supported by SES HD+, has already made stops in the Greater Accra and Western regions with 30 finalists on standby for the national event on October 29.
Boys will compete in the lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight categories whiles the girls compete in the lightweight and heavyweight categories.
The event which is powered by the Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) is spearheaded by newly elected President of the Armwrestling Federation of Africa (AFA) who also doubles as the Vice President of the World Armwrestling Federation (WAF), Mr Charles Osei Asibey.
In an interview, Mr Osei Asibey said he was excited over the smooth and successful run of the two previous regional events and assured Ashanti region of a more fun-packed championship.
“Accra set the tone for the event and Takoradi raised the bar; we are going to have fireworks in Kumasi that I can assure all patrons of the events. I urge all kids within Ashanti between the ages of 12 and 16 and non-competing fans of Armwrestling, adults and kids alike to be at the St Louis Senior High School and the part of this unforgettable event.
BY TIMES SPORTS REPORTER