The International Handball Federation (IHF) in collaboration with the Ghana Handball Association (GHA) has conducted a three-day training programme for physical trainers of the sport from selected High schools in Ghana.
The event dubbed “High School handball” is meant to teach the various physical instructors – participants the new rules in the sport and the new techniques being employed by countries who are excelling at the game of handball.
Maria Estriga an expert in the game and a member of the Handball Association of Portugal was the leading facilitator after her appointment by the IHF to lead the crusade to revive the sport in Ghana.
Mr. Charles Amofa the coordinator of the sports clinic and a secretary general of the GHA, said they were delighted organising the training session for teachers.
He said, “it’s an international handball federation sponsored event that seeks to train the physical instructors of the various Senor High Schools”.
“We are training the physical trainers to unearth the talents for the nation and we believe a good training will enable them to train the students well when they return to their various schools,” he added.
The event in Accra is hosting three other regions namely,Greater Accra, Eastern and the Volta region. The next stop for the clinic will be at the Essipong Stadium in Sekondi-Takoradi.
Credit:Sammy Heywood Okine
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