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Take A Break Or Train Alone At Home – GOC President Advises National Athletes

Take A Break Or Train Alone At Home – GOC President Advises National Athletes

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Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has appealed to national athletes preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to cool down in their training.

According to the GOC boss who is also president of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF), it is very sad that that the pandemic, coronavirus and intercepted every activity in the world, killing thousands of people all over the world.

He said the IOC and the GOC value human lives and that is why there is a massive support for the postponement of the Games.

He urged the athletes and coaches to take their time in the lock down period to plan, strategies and reschedule their training programmes as there is no competition anywhere in the world.

"Athletes can take a break during this lock down period and and come back in full strength" he expressed

He said every misfortune is a blessing, so people should not panic or few, but go by the health and safety guidelines of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Ministry of Health and other health experts.

He urged Ghanaians to obey the order of Nana Akufo Addo to stay home to curb the spread of the coronavirus also known as covid-19.

Mr. Nunoo Mensah applauded the media who are doing the positive job.

Meanwhile, the communications department of the GOC has joined in the campaign in educating Ghanaians to stay home and wash hands frequently with soap under running water, as well as comply with social distance and no hand shakes.

The youth coordinator of the GOC, Emmanuel Olla Williams has also been moving soliciting for support to educate schools and communities.

On Thursday and Friday, he was joined by a section of the media to refresh security service personnel manning barriers in some parts of Accra.

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