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19 July 2017

Ghana’s Beach Volleyball team in flying start – Starr Fm

Team Ghana made an impressive start in the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games which is underway in Nassau, Bahamas.

The Ghanaian pair of Kelvin Katey Carbon and Eric Tsatsu defeated their opponents from Papua New Guinea in two straight sets in the opening preliminary match and will be full of confidence as they go into their next game.

The Ghanaians again met Trinidad and Tobago in their second preliminary game also defeated them in two straight sets.

In tennis, Ghana’s female player, Ibrahim Mariam got a walkover and would face Nigeria’s Adetunji Adetayo later Wednesday.

Male player Emmanuel Plange lost to his Rwandan opponent Habiyambere Ernest by 6-7, 4-6.

Swimming and Boxing are yet to have their turn at the Games.

In a related development, the Chef de Mission for Ghana’s contingent to the 2017 Bahamas Commonwealth Youth Games, Mawuko Afadzinu, says Team Ghana is on course to make an impact in the Games.

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