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.”

QUOTES

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”.

QUOTES

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

 

 

FIVE GHANAIAN BOXERS FOR FINALS

IMG 6350Five Ghanaian boxers have qualified for the final of the ongoing Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Games.

The quintet booked their places in the final with convincing results in the semi-final held on Thursday at the Sports Hall of the Accra Stadium.

Fan’ favourite Duke Micah maintained his short cut run with a second round knockout victory over Senegalese Moustapha Mbalke in the flyweight division. Micah will face Jesugnon Adande of Benin, who beat Moussa Sahaba of Nigeria in the battle for gold.

In the bantamweight category, Sulemana Tetteh also defeated Mohamadou Bohari of Nigeria 8-3 to set up a final date with Nigerian Okerinde Semiu. Semiu outclassed Amed Sadek of Burkina Faso 14-7.

Jessie Lartey managed a split decision victory over Tadja Imonou of Benin with a score of 10-7 in the lightweight division. Lartey will be up against Oladosu Rilwan of Nigeria in Thursday’s final.

In the light welterweight division, Musah Rahman Lawson proved too strong for Ekpresso Djamiou of Benin beating him 24-12. Lawson will be battling Senegalese Djiby N’diaye in the final.

Light heavyweight Emmanuel Martey saw off Sawadogo Boureima of Burkina Faso 16-5 to set up a date with Nigerian Masebinu Adewale in the final. Adewale beat Malian Nouhoun Sanagre 15-7 in the semi-final clash.

Ghana is the most represented country at Thursday’s final of the boxing of the ECOWAS Games.

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