The Ghana Arm wrestling Federation (GAF) has announced that, the Greater Accra Passenger Transport Executive (GAPTE), managers of ‘Aayalolo’ as its partner for the Upcoming 9th Africa Arm wrestling championship in Ghana, at the DG Hathramani Hall at Accra Sports Stadium from 26th-29th July, 2018.
This partnership which would see the transport company conduct the airport shuttling of teams arriving for the championship and handle the day-to-day shuttling of teams from their hotel to the competition venues, according to GAF president Mr Charles Osei Assibey.
“We chose Aayalolo as our official transport service provider because it is indigenous, nationalistic and offers the Ghanaian hospitality that one would expect and we want our guests to experience it,” he added.
Mr Fred Chidi, Communications and Public Affairs Manager, GAPTE, noted that Aayalolo decided to partner the Ghana Arm wrestling Federation because arm wrestling is an indigenous sport just like Aayalolo.
He added that Arm wrestling is an interesting sport which is easy to play and less expensive, hence the decision to join them for the competition as sponsors.
About 15 African countries with over 100 athletes are expected to assemble for what could be described as the biggest Arm wrestling event in the country and the continent as a whole.
The event, which is sponsored by K-Balm Ointment from Kofikrom Pharmacy, Go On Energy Drink from Twellium Industries Limited, Erata Hotel, Awards Center, I-Level Media and with support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), would have countries from Benin, Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius, Morocco, Mali, Nigeria, Togo, Madagascar, Uganda.