Team Ghana Pulls Off Double Victories At African Beach Games Teqball Competition
First-timers Ghana pulled off two surprise wins on the opening day of action at their first-ever international TEQBALL competition.
The ongoing African Beach Games in Hammamet Tunisia, will witness 15 disciplines including the fastest-growing sport in the world Beach Teqball.
The Men’s Doubles pair of captain Sylvester Oko Nortey and Daniel Fobi beat the Zambian opponents in two straight sets (12-7 and 12-9) in their opening game.
This was followed by another victory in the Mixed Doubles when Fobi teamed with Martha Appiah to beat their opponents from Eswatini.
Ghana’s win over Zambia was followed by a 2-1 loss to the top seeds in their pool Eswatini.
However, Zambia also pulled off a win against their Southern African opponents which gave Ghana the top spot in the group.
Nigeria remains the only unbeaten team in the competition and are tipped for gold alongside hosts Tunisia, Cape Verde, and Algeria.
Ghana have a shot at a qquarter-finalberth in the Men’s Singles when Oko Nortey takes on Chisimbe Mutale from Zambia.
Martha Appiah and Daniel Fobi will know their fate in the Mixed Doubles on Sunday evening after the last round of group matches.
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