The first ever International West Africa Cycling event dubbed “West Africa
King of the Mountain Cycling Championship” is set to roll off on the hilly
stretch of Kwahu in Eastern Region, on Saturday, Sept. 29th.
The event, is in
collaboration with the Ghana Tourism Authority, Ministry of Tourism, Art and
Culture, the Traditional leaders in Kwahu and the Ghana Cycling Federation.
In all, 60 cyclists
would be battling in this fierce competition over a short, but heated climb
distance of 48.57km.
participating in this exercise includes; Ghana, Burkina Faso,Togo, Côte D
Ivoire, Benin and Nigeria.
Over 12 clubs in Ghana
are in full contention of the very attractive prizes in cash and products from
The programme, would
mark the worldwide celebration of the World Tourism Day.
engage the Kwahu township with a lot of side attractions including the
paragliding experience dubbed “fun and fly”.
Benin, Côte Divoire,
Nigeria and Burkina Faso wheelers are already in the country to inflict a
bitter road despair to the homesters.
The likes of Anthony
Boakye of River Park BA, Maxwell Doku of Young stars, Gabriel Tettey of River
Park Eastern, Solomon Tagoe of Gutten, Emmanuel Sackey of Velo Stars amongst
others will get a very hostile road combat from especially Burkina Faso, Benin
The West African King
of the Mountain cycling event has come to stay within the route from Nkawkaw –
Mpraeso – Obo and back to Mpreaso through Abetifi – Abene – Ewefwe and back to
finishing at Abene in front of the Paramount chief’s palace.