Accra, May 19, GNA - The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has secured a two-year sponsorship deal with Twillium Industrial Company worth GH¢200,000 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.
Mr. Ali Ajami Marketing Executive of Twillium Industrial Company 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 develop 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.
He urged the media to project sports positively rather than picking on negatives that drive sponsors away.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif believes team Ghana would win laurels at the Olympic Games and appealed to corporate entities to support least financed sports including boxing, weightlifting, tennis to develop in the country.
The two-year sponsorship deal is subject to renewal after the initial contract elapses.