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15.09.2021 Boxing

Twellium Industrial Company Limited presents citation to bronze medalist Samuel Takyi

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Twellium Industrial Company Limited presents citation to bronze medalist Samuel Takyi
LISTEN SEP 15, 2021

Chief Marketing Manager of Twellium Industrial Company Limited, Mr Ali Ajami, last Monday presented an enticing package to Ghana’s Bronze medalist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, 20-year-old featherweight boxer Samuel Takyi aka ‘Ring Warrior’ for putting Ghana’s name on the medals table at the world’s biggest sports festival.

Out of 206 nations represented in Tokyo, Japan, Ghana placed 86th with a bronze, medal, for the first time in 29 years. It was also the first time in 49 years since boxing gave the nation a medal.

Mr Ali Ajami hinted that the management of Twellium Industrial is impressed with the performance of Team Ghana which has yielded positive results.

According to Mr Ajami, he and the company believe in giving, which is part of their corporate social responsibilities.

He named some of their products like Verna mineral water, Rush energy drinks, Planet soft drinks and Mcberry brand biscuits as a very quality which goes with the performance of Team Ghana proving that it is worthy to sponsor the Olympic Team.

“My company is proud to be part of your success story. You have made Ghana proud and as a company, you have made us get value for the money we invested in you. We are very ready to support you in every way to succeed more. I want to use this platform to announce that all the Athletes that represented Ghana at the Olympics will receive products from Twellium for one year. This is to show our appreciation to you" he expressed.

He indicated that many people did not see the potential in Team Ghana, but they saw it and decide to sponsor the GOC, and it has brought a good results.

He announced a handsome package of supply of Verna mineral water, assorted drinks and biscuits to Samuel Takyi for a year.

Some members of the team that made Ghana proud at the biggest sports festival in the world joined Takyi to receive a citation as he also presented his medal to Mr Ali Ajami.

President of the Ghana Olympic Committee GOC, Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah who led Team Ghana to a mini celebration durbar at the Twellium factory at Medie, near Nsawam, commended the sponsor for their encouraging support.

Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah thanked the management of Twellium Industrial Company and noted that the athletes can do better with such support as all the whole Team Ghana did well in their respective disciplines.

The skipper of Team Ghana, Cpl. Suleimanu Tetteh presented the Olympic Touch, while Samuel Takyi also presented his Olympic Bronze medal and a symbolic Olympic Touch, after receiving a citation from Mr Ajami.

Present at the ceremony were President of the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) Mr George Lamptey and Chairman of the GOC Marketing Committee / President of Ghana Baseball, Mr Albert K. Frimpong, coaches Ofori Asare and Vincent Akai Nettey, PRO of the GBF Mr Jojo Ephson, boxer Shakul Samed, and some members of the GOC Communications Team.

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