The President of the Ghana Badminton Association Evans Yeboah has indicated that two Badminton athletes who absconded at the just ended Commonwealth Games in Australia will return to Ghana by May 15, 2018.
Team Ghana returned from the 2018 Commonwealth Games last Friday without these two athletes.
President of the Ghana Badminton Federation, Evans Yeboah told XYZ Sports his outfit is in touch with the missing athletes who are expected in Ghana by the next three weeks.
“We have two of our athletes together with other contingent athletes went missing a day after the competition. We had activated and adhered the necessary protocols that had informed the necessary authorities.
“They are due to be back hopefully by May 15, which is the deadline for all the visa accreditation that they have. As at this moment, they are declared missing. Ideally, they have valid visas up to the May 15.
We the association has been in touch with them and hopefully we are arranging for them to be brought back to Ghana in the next coming days”.
Ghana participated in 12 disciplines at the 21st commonwealth games and came home with just a bronze medal that Boxer, Jessie Lartey won in the men’s 64kg event.
Nonetheless, some athletes went missing in Australia. Two of such athletes are Stella Amansah and Gifty Mensah of the Badminton Team.
Source: Evans Ofotsu “Pichichi”