The Ghana National Amputee Football team, the black challenge, yesterday received training equipments from the National Council of Persons with Disability (NCPD), at a presentation ceremony in Accra.
Presenting the items, the Chairman of NCPD, Mr Andrew Okaikoi said the items were to facilitate their training for the upcoming Africa Amputee Cup of Nations to be hosted by Ghana in September this year.
Mr Francis Adjetey-sowah,vice president of the Disable Sports Association, who received the items on behalf of the team, expressed his appreciation for the council for their kind gesture and called on other corporate bodies to partner with the association to develop disable sports.
The CEO of the National Sports Council also thanked the NCPD and assured them that the equipment will be put to good use.
The occasion was also used to inaugurate Rev Richard Nii Amartey Adesah General Overseer of the Calvary Light Ministries int., as the goodwill ambassador for the Black Challenge. In his acceptance speech he expressed his passion for the development of disable sports and pledged his support for the team. He also advised the team to work hard to overcome every challenge and prayed for wisdom to enable him move the team forward.