Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has commended Ghana’s team for their outstanding performance at the just ended Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
The competition which lasted more than 10 days saw Ghana presented 100 athletes to participate in 13 different categories.
They recorded 5 medals, 2 silver, and 3 bronze medals.
In a Facebook post, the vice President Dr. Bawumia acknowledged the teams showpiece for raising the flag of the nation high.
“Congratulations to all Ghanaian athletes who have made our dear nation proud at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.”
“Kudos to Abraham Mensah (silver medal, boxing bantamweight division), Joseph Commey (silver medal, boxing featherweight division), Joseph Paul Amoah (bronze medal, 200 meters), Deborah Acquah (bronze medal (women’s long jump), and Wahid Omar (bronze medal, boxing light welterweight division).
“I also extend my congratulations to young Roger Haun “Manboora” III for winning two medals at the 2022 Unicycling World Championship in France.”
He also assured that the government will continue to invest in sports to yield the needed results.
“Our relative success at the Commonwealth Games is further proof that investing and planning are the ways to go, and government, together with all stakeholders, will continue to put in more, to ensure that that we realise our potentials in the sports industry, both on and off the pitch,” Dr. Bawumia posted.