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

 

 

GHANA OVERTAKE NIGERIA ON MEDAL TABLE

IMG 5594Ghana staged a last minute fight to overhaul rivals Nigeria from the summit of the medal table after the later led throughout the last six days in the ending Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Games.

The host racked in five gold medals in boxing at the finals held at the rlg Hathramani Hall at the Accra Sports Stadium late Thursday to push up the ladder.

With the hall filled to capacity; the crowd cheered on quintet Jessie Lartey, Duke Michah, Sulemanu Tetteh, Lawson Railwan and Emmanuel Martey to go for gold and they responded with victories that left the partisan supporters chanting.

Fans favourite Michah who won every bout on his way to the final by way of knockout , defeated Benin’s Adande Jesugnon 11-6 after three rounds in the flyweight category .

Michah who was understandably ecstatic after claiming gold appeared to have set the tone for the four other bouts with Nigerian Okerimde Semiu losing 9-12 to Sulemanu Tetteh .

Soon, Rahman swept aside Malian opponent Mahamadou Doucoure 15-6 for the host third gold on the trot.

Jessie Lartey who took the red corner appeared the stronger in his fight with Nigerian Oladosu Rilwan before   Masebinu Adwane succumb 11-15 to Ghanaian Emmanuel Martey.

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