Ghana Export-Import Bank (EximBank) have pledged to support the Ghana Ju-Jutsu Federation in their bid to stage the 2022 African Open Championship in Accra.
General Manager, Finance, Mr. Isaac Amissah disclosed at a meeting on Tuesday when the President of the International Combat Ju Jutsu Federation (ICJJF), Mr Shypinskyi Vladyslav paid a visit to the bank that has been supporting the sport.
Speaking on behalf of the CEO, he said EXIM Bank operates to increase foreign exchange in Ghana, and they are to boost the economy, so working with the youth who do sports and building healthy citizens is in line with their vision.
He hoped that the Combat Ju-jutsu Federation will win more medals for the nation when they get the nod to host the African Championship.
Rev. Dr Lawrence Tetteh who chaired the function said sports unites the nation, so it should be taken seriously and no sports is lesser-known in the world.
He expressed that Combat Ju-justu can be learnt for self-defence and for competition to earn the nation medals.