Amputee teams get support from Betway Up Programme

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Betway’s community sports support programme, Betway Up, has extended support to Amputee Teams in Ghana.

The teams are amongst the first batch of beneficiaries of the Betway Up Programme, which was introduced this month with the aim of uplifting sports teams in Ghana.

Selected amputee teams who have in the recent past received donations of sports equipment from the leading online sports betting company this time went through training sessions in physical fitness, branding and psychology to help increase their level of preparedness for the upcoming league.

Former Accra Great Olympics and Sekondi Eleven Wise Coach, Eric Antwi Ofori took participants through sessions in physical fitness, while seasoned sports professional Magnus Rex Danquah Snr. led a session on how sports personalities can build their brands and the last session saw Dr. Kwabena Owusu speak to topics on sports psychology.

The two-phased progamme designed to uplift the skill set and logistics of participants has been planned to reach out to two groups of teams which comprises of community teams across the country and top-tier teams in the country.

Speaking to journalists, participants expressed happiness with the training programme, and called for more of trainings and seminars to help them grow their sport.

“This training programme is everything we need. It has been very impactful and we expect to see physical development, personal development and psychological development. We are grateful to Betway for this opportunity” said Nana Twum Asante, Vice Chair, Ghana Amputee League Association.

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