The Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) is set to organize a thrilling event dubbed ‘The Armwrestling Supermatch’ at the DG Hathramani Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday, July 31.
Undefeated Derrick Kwakye Adu “Asoka GH” would face off with para-champion and hottest contender Haruna Tahiru from Accra and the ‘big boy’ of Armwrestling Antwi Boasiako aka “The Punisher” from Kumasi.
The highlight would be the revenge battle between Kwakye Adu and Fawzi Saoud “The King” who just returned to Ghana to dethrone the champion in the Supermatch.
Ghana’s heavyweight champion in the women’s category, young and talented Yasmin Kadiri Moro aka “Bukom Vampire” would also face off with compatriot African Champion Grace Mintah of Ghana Police Service, Mary Aryettey from Teshie and two-time African Champion Alberta Boatemaa Ampomaa from the Ghana Police Service.
The Armwrestling Supermatch would have top four pullers from the top four bodyweight categories in Ghana converge to battle it out in an all-play-all competition format to determine who gets the bragging rights and who gets to represent Ghana at the World Armwrestling Championship in Georgia after the long break due to the global pandemic, COVID-19.
Pullers billed for the Supermatch have been drawn from the best in the men’s heavyweight +100kg, women’s heavyweight +90kg, and middleweight of 75kg for both men and women.
They would engage in an all play all left and right arm battles to determine the winners taking home a huge trophy and other mouthwatering prizes from Opportunity International Savings & Loans, K-Balm Ointment, Twellium Industries and Xploxa Energy drink.
In the middleweight division, African Junior Champion, Prince Affum from Teshie would be expected to square off with Isaac Nii Amugi, Godwin Sackey, Edward Asamoah, Adjetey Sowah, Issa Konya, Abdul Aziz Waham, and Wisdom Abromekye.
The Ghana Armwrestling Federation has developed 20 product including the Armwrestling Supermatch to enhance participation and promotion of the sport within the Tertiary Institutions and many other groups.
The Armwrestling Supermatch which is dubbed “Show Up or Shut Up” is put together by Legaci101 and Happy FM with Perception Management International and Brand Surge Marketing as partners.