There is high optimism in the camp of Team Ghana who are preparing for the 28th Olympic Games in Tokyo.
According to Chef de Mission, Mr. Michael Aggrey everyone is fine, excited and ready to perform for mother Ghana.
He said it is a long time since Ghana won a medal at the Olympic Games and this time, things would be different.
He revealed that triple jumper Nadia Eke and Skipper of the boxing team Sulemanu Tetteh will bear the flag of Ghana at the opening ceremony.
According to him, after one week stay at the Bandai Youth Center, the athletes and officials have acclamatised and everyone is in high spirits. The weather, food and water are okay.
Every morning the team undergoes Covid-19 test and they are seriously obeying the health and safety protocols.
The Covid-19 Liaison Officer (CLO) , Mr. Haruna Adamu and Medical Officer, Dr. Julia Derban ensure that everyone puts on the nose masks which are available and use sanitizers frequently.
There is unity and affection in the camp, as they all co-operate and support each other.
The three Black Bombers train daily under the supervision of Coach Dr. Asare at the Aizu Wakamatsu General Gym, the two swimmers train regularly at the Azuma High School Pool while the weightlifter trains at the Bandai Youth Center.
The team also wears the approved clothes supplied by Ashfoam and Twellium Indusrial Company.
Administrative Manager, Miss Farida Iddriss, Interpreter, Seyram Adukpo and Yours Truly are coordinating effectively and efficiently to ensure that the mission of Team Ghana to excel is accomplished.
The team will move to the Games Village in Tokyo on July 17, 2021, while the competitions start from July 23, 2021 to August 8, 2021.