The 6th Edition of WEST AFRICA WEEKLY SPORTS DIGEST comes to you courtesy of our 15 network of correspondents and rebroadcasted in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Ghana and The Gambia.
IN THE PROGRAMME THIS WEEK:
From surviving the brutal killings of Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East of Nigeria, to the journey of becoming a professional footballer. We will hear an incredible story of a 15-year-old Nura Mohammed as he seeks a CHAN tournament appearance for Coach Salisu Yusuf’s Nigerian side.
In Ghana, the country’s first cherished sport is gradually on the diminishing point following less interest found in the sport by athletes. We have the career journey of a female boxing legend as she bemoans the development of the sport.
Meanwhile West Africa Weekly Sports Digest was in the heart of action as Africa’s football governing body unveiled the shortlist for categories of its annual awards gala. We heard from CAF President and the Minister of Youth and Sports of Ghana.
Elsewhere, a Ghanaian-born speed skater has become the first black woman to be named in the United States Olympics speed skating team.
Malian Football is going through a normalization process after Football’s world governing body FIFA appointed a committee to run the affairs of Mali football until April 2018
And an umbrella body of Sports Journalism in Africa has re-elected Mitchell Obi as president of International Sports Press Association of Africa (AIPS Africa) for another four year term.
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