Sammy Heywood Okine, AIPS Member
ACCRA, May 20, 2019 – Omy TV, a private television station, which produces majority of sports programmes and events, has signed a deal to partner the Women In Sports Association (WISA).
Promotion of women sports Chief Executive Officer of Omy TV, Miss Joyce Aku Mensah and Madam Gloria Commodore, Executive Director of WISA signed the deal to promote women sporting activities in Ghana and beyond. The 62-year-old Gloria Commodore said she was aging and needed a vibrant young lady to support her, and Omy TV came with open hands to aid.
Anniversary Also known as ‘Mama G’ in sports circles, Madam Commodore said WISA is 5 years old this year and they will celebrate the anniversary in grand style. She urged companies and individuals, who wish and want women sports activities and programmes to go on well, to support WISA. She said Omy TV has come on board at the right time and they will help a lot. Miss Joyce Aku Mensah, who is now a director of WISA, said Omy TV will fully support the NGO as a partner and move them forward.She hinted that Omy TV will support with promotions, financing of events and others.
WISA Awards Meanwhile, the fourth WISA Awards has been scheduled for August or September this year, and some distinguished sports women are going to be honoured. Some sports personalities who benefited from last year’s WISA Awards and were also recognized by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) include table tennis star Celia Baah Danso, rugby skipper Rafatu Inusah and athletics rising star Hor Halutie.