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.


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