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Other Sports Tue, 31 Jan 2012

Final National Justify Your Inclusion

For Ecowas Tour 2012 To Roll This Weekend

Twenty- eight cyclists battled it out at this year's regional qualifiers ahead of

the 2nd edition of the Ecowas tour 2012 which begins next month February 13th -20th

from Lagos to La Cote d

ivoire.

The successful 13 cyclists who made through include FrancIs Ebu, David Anarkwa,

Peter Asare and Dickson Poku representing the western and central regions.

Aminu Osman Mohammed and Ghana's

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national captain also made it through with an unfriendly headwind interference in 1

hr 25miins in 60KM.

Suyani based wonder cyclist, Anthony Boakye could not make it to the final 13

despite the quality time make up of 1hr 15min. 36secs in 45KM as result of

schooling engagements

The pack of regional qualifiers was held in Accra with in- form Samuel Anim clocking

a time of 1hr 10min in 45KM.Cowbell Tour of Ghana sensation Henry Tetteh Djangmah of

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Die Hard Cycling Club made a close shave time of 1hr 11mins 56secs.Nuru Alhassan

Pardie of Velo Stars made a time of 1hr 15mins 50secs.

The rest include Isaac Odonkor and Victor Cudjoe of All Stars,Emmanuel Amoako of

River Park,Joseph Kudakpor of Dome cycling club,and Seth Obodai of HM CYCLING CLUB.

The 13 selected cyclists would further be winnowed to eight (8) after a hectic

national road trial engagement along the Accra Aflao stretch this weekend.

The second edition of the tour comprises 15 west African countries in a pedal grudge

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of which the Burkinabes and the Ivorians are expected to be Ghana usual stubborn

guests.

Meanwhile the Ghana Cycling

Federation would want to use this opportunty to wish the Ghana Black Stars all the

best in their next assignment against the Guineans in the ongoing 2012 AFCON Games

in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

Dennis K. Moore

Director of communications

Ghana Cycling Federation

+233 27 745 2126

+233 26 056 8135

Email. moorecycling@yahoo.com/ghcyclingass@yahoo.co.uk

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