Ben Nunoo Mensah re-elected as Ghana Olympic Committee President

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Ben Nunoo Mensah has been re-elected as the President for the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) by Congress.

Ben Nunoo Mensah has been re-elected as the President for the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) by Congress.

On Monday, the former president of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation garnered 35 votes to beat Former General Secretary Richard Akpokavie to retain the seat.

After the GOC Elections, Ben Nunoo Mensah garnered 35 votes whilst Richard Akpokavie had 28 votes.

Frederick Acheampong, the Ghana FA Executive Council member, garnered 41 votes to win the GOC Treasurer position beating his competitor Christopher Essifie who had 22 votes.

Mohammed Sahnoon won the General Secretary position, with 41 points as Richmond Quarcoo had 22 votes.

SWAG General Secretary Charles Osei Assibey lost to Mohammed Mahadi for the GOC third Vice president position.

The Armwrestling Federation president garnered 23 votes whilst the Ghana Fencing Federation president had 40 votes.

Beating Ghana Table Tennis Association president Mawuko Afadzinu ,who had 26 votes, Paul Atchoe retained his position as the GOC first vice president with 37 votes

The five federations, in the other categories, recognised by the International Olympic body which were elected by Congress were:

Michael Aggrey (Ghana Golf Association), George Okoe Lamptey (Amateur Boxing), Albert Frimpong (Baseball and Softball), Emmanuel Tetteh (Judo) and Delphina Quaye (Swimming).


Elections results below:


1.Richard Akpokavie Esq – Hockey 28

2.Ben Nunoo Mensah – Weightlifting 35**



1.Mawuko Afadzinu – Table Tennis 26

2.Paul Atchoe – Volleyball 37***



Evans Yeboah – Badminton 12

Frederick Otu Lartey – Taekwondo 51***



Charles Osei Asibey – Armwrestling 23

Mohammed Mahadi – Fencing 40***



Richmond Quarcoo – Squash 22

Mohammed Sahnoon Esq – Cycling 41**


Deputy Secretary General


Hon. Ahmed Shaib – Weightlifting 44 *

Bawa Fuseini – Triathlon 19



Frederick Acheampong – Football 41*** Christopher Essilfie – Olympian 22



Isaac Aboagye Duah – Tennis 41

Christopher Darko – Amankrah – Athletics 22


Five Representatives elected from National Federation’s affiliates to the International Federations recognized by the IOC and whose sports are included in the Olympic programme:

Michael Aggrey – Golf

George Okoe Lamptey – Amateur Boxing

Albert Frimpong – Baseball

Emmanuel Tetteh – Judo

Delphina Quaye – Swimming

One elected member from a non-Olympic sports federation

Abdul Haye – Bodybuilding (unopposed)

One elected member from a National Federation affiliated to the GOC:

Samuel Ayer – SESSA 27

Dr.Bella Bello Bitugo – GUSA 36


Three other members elected by Congress:


Rev. Emmanuel Dzani Nikoi – Netball

Michael Nkow Ayeh – GES

Emmanuel O. Asare – Cricket




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