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Squash: Achimota Squash Club supports national team

BY: Kweku Zurek
Squash: Achimota Squash Club supports national team
Squash: Achimota Squash Club supports national team

The Achimota squash club last donated some items to the Ghana Squash Team at their training ground at the Tesano Sports club.

The items were donated as part of efforts by the Club to support, encourage the team and also raise awareness for the game of squash in Ghana.

The items donated to the team included 20 packs of Aqua-Blue mineral water, some paraphernalia, and cash.

In addition, the Club is sponsoring an all-expenses-paid trip to Nigeria for two members of the national team to participate in a two-day invitational tournament by the Nigerian Squash Federation.

Presenting the items on behalf of the Club, the secretary of the club, Ms. Regina Nortey-Botchway (Akora) said the membership of the Achimota Squash Club was passionate about the sport and had plans to make it popular in Ghana.

Due to proximity, the club in partnership with the Ghana Squash Association is in talks with authorities to adopt the Achimota School Squash team, rehabilitate the squash facility and provide some mentoring and opportunities for students who play the sport.

Receiving the items on behalf of the team, Rev Richmond Quarcoo, President of the Ghana Squash Association thanked the club and sought more support and attention for the team and the game.
Speaking on the sidelines of the donation, Klenam Koku Fiadzoe a member of the club noted that high-level professional sports could serve as employment for the youth.

He stated that squash and other sports hold enormous benefits in well-being, entertainment and national development.