The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), has signed a two-year sponsorship package worth ¢200,000 with Twillium Industrial Company to support the growth of sports in Ghana.
Twillium Industrial Company, producers of Verna Mineral water, Rush Energy drink signed the sponsorship agreement with GOC on Wednesday, May 19, with the aim of helping the development of sports in the for international laurels.
With Tokyo Olympic Games in sight, the Marketing Executive of Twillium Industrial Company, Mr. Ali Ajami, said his outfit was proud to come on board to support and urged athletes who have qualified to the Olympic Games in Japan this year to win medals to make Ghana proud.
He said talents abound in Ghana, adding that, the athletes need support and grooming to harness their potential to reach their goals.
Mr. Ajami added that Ghanaian athletes were capable of being champions at the international front and reaching that target comes with huge funds.
“Olympic Games come with huge expenses and with support, Ghanaian athletes are capable of becoming champions,” he added.
The National Sports Authority (NSA) Director-General, Prof. Peter Twumasi thanked Twillium for the support and congratulated them on their contribution to development of Ghana sports.
The President of the GOC, Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah expressed gratitude to Twillium, Ashfoam, and Toyota Ghana for their unflinching support towards Ghana’s participation at the delayed Olympic Games.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon Mustapha Ussif, who was the Special Guest used the opportunity to encourage other corporate institutions to come on board to grease the sponsorship drive the country is undertaking.
Story filed by Michael Okuley.