By Edna A. Quansah, GNA
Accra, Jan. 13, GNA- There will be fireworks
at the forecourt of Happy FM in Accra as arm wrestlers gear up for the upcoming
McBerry Arm-wrestling showdown aimed at developing the sport.
The competition, fixed for Friday, January 24
would witness participation from reigning Arm-wrestling champion, Derrick
Kwakye nicknamed Asoka_Gh and a host of others with three Pullers
(armwrestlers) from Togo.
Speaking at the launch on Monday, the
President of the Ghana Arm-wrestling Federation, Mr. Charles Osei Asibey
believes the sport would provide opportunities for the to make a living out of
The reality Arm-wrestling event would bring
together, on one stage, the top four Pullers in Ghana engaging in an
All-Play-All Arm-wrestling Battles to determine who gets the bragging rights.
Ghana’s best Haruna Tahiru aka ‘Babs Don’;
undefeated, Kwakye, heavyweight and showman Antwi Boasiako, also known as,
‘Punisher’; and Lebanese sensation Fawzi George Sauod, also known as ‘the
King’, will show off muscle, power, technique and skill to win the bragging
right as the best puller in Ghana.
The president mentioned that, Ghc10,000 has
been allocated for Pullers who wins a medal.
Mr. Osei Asibey hinted that, Ghana Arm-wrestling,
currently ranked second in Africa would commence its league in the country, the
first to be on the continent.