Amalgamated Sports Clubs Launches Sports Policy

The Office of Amalgamated Sports Clubs of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) on Saturday, 7th March, 2020 launched its sports policy at the Senior Members Association (SEMSA) Club House, North Campus, Winneba.

The policy would among others guide the Association to unearth and develop talented athletes for the UEW and Ghana; create special pathways for the admission of talented athletes into the University; monitor student-athletes’ sports and academic performances; seek the welfare and safety of student-athletes performing for the University; provide and maintain inclusive, adequate and sustainable sports facilities; and provide equal opportunity for men and women, as well as, persons with disability to participate in sports with the needed facilities provided.

It would ensure effective access to all sporting and recreational facilities on campus in order to meet the objective of fitness and wellness for students, staff, the University, Effutu community and the nation. It would also foster collaboration and secure sponsorship with important stakeholders for the development of sports in the University as well as assist needy but potential student-athletes develop both sporting and academic careers.

The Vice-Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni, who launched the policy on behalf of the Association, assured the sports men and women present of Management’s continuous commitment to providing the needed support to improve the living and academic standards of the athletes.  

 Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni launching the Sports Policy

The event was an awards and dinner night with numerous sports men and women winning awards for themselves and enjoying delicious meals. The Department of Music Education spiced the occasion with great highlife tunes.  

Also present to support the occasion were the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andy Ofori-Birikorang; Finance Officer, Mr. Francis Obeng; Deputy Registrar, Office of the Registrar, Mrs. Hagar Bampo Addo; Amalgamated Sports Clubs Executives, University Teachers Association of Ghana Executives, Deans, Directors, Heads of Department and non-teaching staff of the University.  

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andy Ofori-Birikorang (second from right), flanked by  the Finance Officer (right) Mr. Francis Obeng and the Chairman of the Amalgamated Sports Club, Dr. Kwame Kyere Diabour during the launching.