Ghana’s Leading Judoka Chases 2016 Olympic Ticket

Emmanuel Nartey, one of Ghana’s leading Judoka’s, is on the chase for qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Nartey, who was Ghana’s sole representative at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, is on his way to Port Louis, Mauritius to compete in the 2014 Judo World Cup.

The competition, fixed for 6-9, November, is expected to attract the best Judokas globally and serve as qualifiers for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Nartey, reigning champion in the under-73kg, category told the GNA Sports that, he was keen on defending his title at the competition.

He added that, he had dreams of making his second appearance at the Olympic Games, after participating in the London 2012.

Nartey, a British Army officer, said, he was also bent on projecting the image of Ghana at the world stage and make a case for Judo in the country.

Nartey, was part of Ghana’s contingent at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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