Ghana: Oly Unveil 54-Seater Bus

15 February 2021

A 54-seater KIA Grand Bird bus was unveiled by Accra Great Olympics at an outdoor event at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday.

The new bus is intended to offer the 'Wonder Club' travelling comfort as they journey across the country for their games.

In attendance was the Paramount Chief of the Agogo Traditional Area, Nana Akuoko Sarpong, Prof. Joshua Alabi, Perry Doku, R.O. Solomon, Fred Pappoe, Naa Odofoley Nortey, old stars; George Alhassan among others.

Others included Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah and Ghana Football Association (GFA) Executive Council member Randy Abbey as well as Dr Nyaho Tamakloe and Vincent Odotei, a board member and former Chief Executive respectively of Accra Hearts of Oak who represented the club.

They joined board chair Amarkai Amarteifio, Chief Executive, Oloboi Commodore and Executive Director Kudjo Fianoo and other leadership at the club.

Special guest of honour and a life patron of the club, Nana Akuoku Sarpong exclaimed joyously the strides Olympics has made this season, entreating all to work hard to maintain the momentum.

The Agogo Chief, a life-long supporter and former administrator of the club said Olympics was in a position to recreate its glorious days of the 70's where they won their two league titles and also caused a stir on the African continent.

He praised the board, management and playing body for their exploits which he described as a symbol of the resilient spirit associated with the 'Wonder Club'.

Prof. Joshua Alabi who unveiled the bus, called for unity and unrelenting support for the leadership of the club. He indicated that the direction the club was headed was one that called for more collaboration, involvement, unity and support, appealing that all forms of bickering and unhelpful acts be eschewed.

On his part, Board Chair, Amarkai Amarteifio was optimistic the bus was going to serve as a motivation to the team.

Having addressed the transportation challenges that bedevilled the team, he assured that his board will do what it takes to keep the enthusiasm.

As part of the occasion, a section of officials enjoyed a short ride on the bus.

Olympics currently lie fifth on the league log with 21 points and will play Elmina Sharks tomorrow in a match week 14 clash at the Accra Stadium.

More From: Ghanaian Times

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.