Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports visits Paralympic team
8/18/2012 5:30:23 AM -
Accra, Aug. 17, GNA - Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Dr Edward Omane Boamah has encouraged members of the National Paralympic team currently in camp in London to motivate them ahead of their participation in the 2012 London Para-Olympic Games scheduled to commence from 29th August to September 9.
Dr Boamah visited the team at their camp base and admonished the athletes to make Ghana proud by putting up a performance worthy pf praise.
He pledged Government's full support in all their trials ahead of the Games and personally motivated the team with an undisclosed amount of money as accountable imprest to enhance their preparations.
Ghana will be engaging the likes of England, Germany, China, and the United States in events such as Powerlifting, Wheelchair athletics and Cycling-Road.
Shaaban Mohammed, head coach of Team Ghana on behalf of the contingent was full of praise for the visit and assurance of support and promised that they will do their best to raise high the flag of Ghana.
Two time Paralympian and team captain, Botsyo Nkegbe also assured the Minister of their commitment and zeal to win medals for the nation.