Baseball and Softball Sports Launched In Shai-Osudoku.
The Ghana Baseball and Softball Federation has launched baseball and softball sports in the Shai-Osudoku District on Friday 3rd August 2022.
In a welcome address, The District Director of Education, Ms. Harriet Lomotey said this has been a long-awaited day and a memorable day in the history of the District.
She said she was an avid fan of baseball and has been an active member of the Ghana Baseball Association.
She said she was very excited to introduce the sport and its attendant opportunities to children and the youth in the District.
She encouraged teachers, parents, and Physical Education coordinators to take the sports seriously.
The President of Ghana Baseball and Softball Federation, Mr. Ernest K.Danso thanked everyone for availing themselves to offer moral support to the event.
According to him, baseball gives so much opportunities and benefits in a variety of areas, adding however that his heart bleeds so much seeing Ghanaian youths moving away from sports and other curricular activities.
He said that he would make sure a precedent would be set in the District to show everyone the benefit of the sports.
The baseball game was demonstrated to the admiration of participants which encouraged participating children to commit to take up the sport.
The team accompanying the children explained some baseball terms and why some of the sports gears of the sports were used.
In a closing remark, Oyehekomantse Ayertey Odortor, rep of the Shai Traditional council thanked the Ghana Baseball and Softball Federation for the goodwill and thoughtfulness towards the District which has borne such a wonderful initiative.