The sponsorship will begin with the GNPC’s Ghana’s Fastest Human Final of Finals slated for September 10 in Kumasi.
The plan of the “Speedsters Club” is to become the elite Club that every potential sprinter in Ghana will aim to be part of.
The GNPC Speedsters Club will help transform an athlete from being a local athlete to a world – class one and to have access acc to a nutritional programme and also new and improved training methods and a sports psychology programme.
The organisers will also select the best Sprints coaches in Ghana and three Specialized Professionals to help the athletes reach
t their potential by improving their mind and body.
The specialists include Dr. Matilda Laar, a Certified Dietician, Dr. Rachel Pugh, a Clinical Psychologist and Andrew Marri K ot Kuadey, a Muscle Therapist/Trigger Point Muscle Therapist, who deals in acute and chronic pain.
The three, who are based locally, had come up with a strategic local programme and nutritional diet plan for the four chosen at athletes. This will go on for the entire year and they will work hand in hand with the sprint coaches to ensure that the best come es out of the athletes.
Adidas Ghana will kit the four athletes for the entire year with training and leisure wear as part of the Ultimate Prize.
GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human is supported by Surfline, Adidas Ghana, Red Sea Maritime, Pippas Gym, Moringa King, domie Indomie, Afam Beauty Products and Wrenco Printin.
By Edna A. Quansah, GNA