GWF Supports Dep. Secretary General for Sports Management Course


The Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) supported its Deputy Secretary General, Kenneth O. Adade to a Sports Management Course in weightlifting in Hammamet, Tunisia.

Ghana Weightlifting Federation took care of Mr Adade’s his air ticketing to and from the host city, Hammamet.

The course which was meant for Secretary Generals of the sport across Africa organised from November 10 to November 16, 2017 by the Weightlifting Federation of Africa (WFA) through the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) development programme and the Tunisia Weightlifting Federation (TWF).

Resource Person for the six days training course was Prof. Milan Milhajlovic from Serbia and a member of the IWF Technical and Research Commission.

He took the participants through course like; Contemporary sport and sport management between the 19th and 21st century, Sports Network, Basic databases for Weightlifting National Federation (WNF) and basic documents for the work of the WNFs.

He also showed participants how to work with the IWF’s event calendar as well as weightlifting competitions and risk management in weightlifting and the use of social media and public relations in sports, how to organise meetings as well as decision making and conflict in sport and application for IWF development programmes.

Participants for the course included; Magarajen Monien (Mauritius), Gardencia Du Plooy (South Africa), Armand Pambou (R. Congo), Mohamed Bourabaa    (Tunisia), and Brown Ngambi (Zambia).

The Rest Were: Abdulmoneim Riad Sufeljin (Libya), Almois Ben Esmaiel (Libya), Manareddin Eshelli (Libya) and Rim Derouich Chaouachi (Tunisia) and they were certified in sports management at the end of the course.

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