Badminton Association of Ghana (BAG) has sent a goodwill message to Mr Charles Osei Asibey, President of Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF), as he runs to become the President of the Armwrestling Federation of Africa (AFA).
In a statement issued and signed by the President of BAG, Mr Evans Yeboah, stated “you have many qualities that would enhance the role and assist the sport of arm wrestling to keep it at the forefront on the continent”.
It continued that Barrister, as he is affectionately called “has energy, passion, and drive “and I know he would give this role his all.
His contribution to Sports development has spanned many years and his drive for inclusion and diversity was ahead of its time.
“You are the perfect candidate for the position of President of Africa Armwrestling because your dedication and commitment to work with other National Federations over the years, has been exceptional, the statement added.
The statement concluded that “Wishing you every success! You will make an excellent leader, and a tremendous asset to Armwrestling”.
Mr Charles Osei Asibey is a broadcast journalist with over 25 years of working experience in the industry having worked with Radio Gold, Groove FM now Adom FM, Peace FM, Happy FM, Radio 360, and Asempa FM having contributed writing for Graphic Sports, Ghanaweb and other online portals.
Mr Osei Assibey, the only presenter to have worked with the top three broadcast media organizations in Ghana, grew from a presenter to become the General Manager of Happy FM and later the Chief Executive officer of EMG Multimedia.
As a marketing consultant, event manager, and corporate speaker, Charles has travelled the length and breadth of Ghana and the globe at large covering major events including the FIFA World Cups, World Title Boxing, and other international Games.
Mr Osei Asibey has won several awards including Radio Sports Show of the Year in Ghana with Peace FM and Happy FM, CIMG Radio Program of the Year with Happy FM, Federation President of the Year by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), Sports Administrator of the Year in the USA by 3G Media, Honorary Award by the Kings Foundation and many more awards from credible institutions and organizations.
Currently, the founder and President of Ghana Armwrestling Federation, Charles Osei Asibey doubles as the Chief Executive Officer of Legaci101 Limited, a sports marketing, and event company, United Media Consult, a PR and Media Management company and 3C Ventures Ltd, a company responsible for General Services.
Mr Osei Assibey is the General Secretary of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana, Deputy General Secretary for Africa Armwrestling Federation, former Communications Director of the Ghana Olympic Committee, and has served on the board of several sports Federations.