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Fecafoot turned down CRTV interview request-NkoaAlhassan wins first Ghana’s fitness challenge competition

The Head of CRTV sports desk, Raphael Nkoa lashed out at the comments of the spokesperson of the president of the Cameroon Football Federation.

Mr Ernerst Obama in an interview alleged that the state broadcaster had failed to fulfill its part of a partnership deal with the Cameroon football federation.

In response, Nkoa said there was a need to set the records.

‘I was shocked by your allegations on CRTV last night, on Info TV. About the management of the sporting aspects for which I am delegated manager. Your comments seemed discourteous and unacceptable to me, especially about two partner structures. How can you insinuate that CRTV did not cover a match in the MTN Elite 1 professional championship when the Colombe-Aigle match was being broadcast live?

Ernest, if you disagree on a point, why don’t you tell me about it straight away?’ Nkoa said.

The CRTV employee further explained that they respected their part of the partnership to the extent of not broadcasting reports that criticize the football federa
tion.

‘To date, and in the spirit of our partnership, CRTV has refrained from getting involved in the underground battles between FECAFOOT and the various stakeholders in football. At CRTV, we remain focused on the pertinent facts of current affairs.’

He also revealed that CRTV requested an interview with the president, Samuel Eto’o, but this was declined. Eto’o preferred a foreign channel France 24.

Source: Cameroon News Agency

Accra: Muhammad Awinuduaffau T. Alhassan is the winner of the first edition of Ghana’s Fitness Challenge competition organised by the Ghana Bodybuilding and Fitness Association (GBFA) at the D.G. Hathiramani Hall at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Alhassan earned 220 points for the first position, followed by Ephram Dzamposu with 213 points, while the third position went to Asare Eric with 208 points, with Jeremiah Edem Mawusi winning the fourth position with 204 points in the male category.

In the female silver category Portia Tekpor won first with 295 points followed by Doris Nartey with 245 points, whereas Ramatu Mbame got 199 points for the third position, with Rashida Abubakar earning 188 points for the fourth place.

In an interview with the media, Mr. Abdul Hayye Yartey, President GBFA said being in physical activities improves health.

He said, ‘Ghanaians need to know that their health is very important, and they must engage in more activities to prevent unexpected deaths’.

Alhassan thanked the organiser
s for organising the competition for the first time.

He said, ‘I’m very happy because most of us have been training, but there is no competition for us, so this comes as a perfect opportunity for us.

He said as a winner he had a lot of task ahead of him adding that he had to train hard to maintain his title.

Madam Tekpor said she was surprised by the victory.

‘I didn’t expect it, but I first of all I want to thank God for giving me the strength to go through it.’

Source: Ghana News Agency