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Ghana’s paralympic team moves to London Olympic village

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Ghana’s Paralympic team, has moved to the Olympic Village, seven clear days ahead of the competition as they gear up for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

The four-man team, which has been in camp at the Bedford University, moved to the camp on Wednesday, August 22 and is expected to continue with their preparations for the global event whilst at the Olympic Village.

“Team Ghana” is made up of 2010 Commonwealth Games Bronze medalist Anita Fodjour and Botyso Nkegbe (athletics),  with Alem Mumuni and Charles Narh Teye seeking honours in Powerlifting and Cycling respectively.

According to the information, the team was accompanied by a three-member technical team made up of the Technical Director of the Ghana Cycling Federation, Shabaan Mohammed, George King Ferguson and Alexandria Main.

Ignatius Elletey, General Secretary of the NPC confirmed to the GNA Sports of the tems’s movement to the Games Village and added that the movement of the team falls in line with schedules for the competition.

He said the team is expected to intensify its preparations whilst at the Village and was confident Ghana will put up an improved performance.

On the team’s general preparations, Elletey said that Bishop Cornelius Adja Coffie President of the NPC and Erasmus Adorkor Chief Sports Development Officer of the National Sports Authority (NSA) are already in London to conclude arrangements of accreditation, accommodation and other basic arrangements for the Ghanaian contingent to the Games.

The General Secretary said that the rest of the delegation will leave Ghana on Monday, August 27 for London to lend their support to the Team Ghana to ensure their success.

Source: GNA

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