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29.03.2022 Volleyball

Ghana’s Beach Volleyball female team win gold... qualifies for 2022 Commonwealth Games

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Ghanas Beach Volleyball female team win gold... qualifies for 2022 Commonwealth Games
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Ghana’s Beach Volleyball female team have qualified to participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK.

They beat Mauritius 2-1 in the very competitive final to qualify. The men also did well to grab the Bronze medal for Ghana.

Ghana ladies qualified to the final winning Kenya 2:1 and faced Mauritius with determination for a place at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK.

They beat Gambia, Nigeria and South Africa 2 straight, before trashing Kenya at the semi-final.

The Africa Qualification took place at the Laboma Beach in Accra, Ghana.

The Ghana men qualified for the semifinals but lost to The Gambia.

They defeated Rwanda, Nigeria and Zambia in tough encounters before reaching the semi-finals.

The President of the Ghana Olympic Committee / Commonwealth Games Ghana, Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah has sent congratulations messages to the Ghana players and officials as well as other African representatives.

He said Ghana is indeed proud of the team and called on the male to put in more effort and energy to reach the top. He appealed to companies to support games like beach volleyball which can earn Ghana medals and change the fortunes of the athletes.

Countries taking part in the Commonwealth Games Africa Qualification include Zambia, Mozambique, Mauritius, South Africa, Rwanda, Seychelles, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Nigeria and Ghana.

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