ECOWAS GAMES 2012

1. REGULATIONS FOR VOLLEYBALL EVENTS

2. REGULATIONS FOR HAND BALL EVENTS

3. REGULATIONS FOR WRESTLING

4. REGULATIONS FOR ATHLETIC EVENTS

5. REGULATIONS FOR BOXING EVENTS

WATCH LIVE EVENTS


QUOTES

Hope Jacob “I believe that I will be an active athlete for the next 15 years”.

QUOTES

Josephine Omaka ‘I was leading the race but I slacked a little and the Ghanaian took advantage of that to win’. 

QUOTES

Emmanuel Dasor, “It has been very difficult and I must admit that the Nigerians are good. I wanted gold but I got bronze, but am still grateful to God”.

QUOTES

Tamunotoye Brigss, Gold medalist “I worked and trained very hard for many weeks before the competition. I believe in God who gives me strength in everything I do. I have made many friends and even learnt the azonto dance.”

QUOTES

Mathew Nantiere (Gold medalist)  “I’m very happy with my performance. I realized that my competitors did not have the finishing power. I knew I had the finishing power and I’m not surprise I was able to overtake the Nigerian.

PRESS BRIEFING

The chairman of the LOC is holding a press briefing on the ongoing ECOWAS games on wednesday, 20th June, 2012, at 10.00am at the media centre of the Accra sports stadium.

AKWASI SARPONG

CHAIRMAN

QUOTES

Sierra Leone Volleyball Coach, Sorie Kamara - ‘This is an exciting result for the team.  We are here to win the competition and hope to beat our next opponent by the same margin.”

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The Niger coach,  Yacoubou Harouna, -‘I am disappointed with our performance and the outcome.  We are however optimistic about our chances in the rest of the matches.  This team is playing in an international tournament for the first time so lack of exposure affected us.

QUOTES

Martha Bavon- Ghana Female Volleyball Captain “determination and hard work help us triumph over Cote d’Ivoire. We will replicate it in our subsequent games in order to end the competition with medals.”

QUOTES

Burkina Faso Volleyball Coach,  Dembele Ludovic “my team lacked  serving, receiving and blocking power today. But we hope to correct our mistakes and do better our subsequent games”.

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Niger Volleyball Coach, Yacoubou Harouna,  “We are in a very difficult group and feel very happy for winning today. To be in the semi-finals is within our plan for the tournament. We will maintain our focus throughout”.

FINAL MEDAL TABLE (Friday : 22/06/2012 : 2:00pm)

 

COUNTRY RANKING

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

TOTAL

GHANA

17

11

9

37

NIGERIA

13

16

6

35

SENEGAL

4

1

2

7

NIGER

2

2

3

7

COTE D’IVOIRE

2

0

0

2

BENIN

1

0

2

3

TOGO

1

0

0

1

BURKINA FASO

0

3

3

6

LIBERIA

0

1

0

1

MALI

0

0

5

5

SIERRA LEONE

0

0

2

2

TOTAL QUANTITY

40

34

32

106

 

 

AMPONSAH WINS BEST FEMALE PERFORMER

IMG 4634Ghana’s 200m gold medalist, Janet Amponsah has been adjudged the best female performer in the ongoing second edition of the Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) in Accra.Read More     Amponsah who put up a splendid performance on Tuesday to win the 200m women’s gold at the games was seconds shy of the qualifying mark for the London 2012 Olympics and finished the race with a personal best of 23.48s ahead of Nigerian Isokem Igbinesun, who made 2.60s        

Amponsah, due to participate at the forthcoming African Athletics Championship in Benin next week also won gold in the 100m.       

Meanwhile Matthew Nantiere stole the show in the 1500m after the 17-year old graduate of the Ghana National Academy in the Ashanti Region ended the race in superb fashion at the expense of Gyang Emmanuel Gwon, who led until the final two laps.    

Nantiere, who was third until the last two laps, gathered more energy and strolled past Gwon, who had gotten the better of a fatigue-looking Prosper Goku.    

The Senior High School graduate finished at a time of 15:02:24s to win gold whilst Gwon made it in 15:04:92s. The other Ghanaian Poku held on to bronze with a time of 15:17:38s.

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