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Yale University Sports Lab adopts Ghana Wheelchair Basketball Federation

Ghana Federation President Max Vardon.
Asiedu (extreme left) with YPSL Members

Yale Para and Adapted Sports Laboratory (YPSL) has endorsed and adopted Ghana’s Wheelchair Basketball Federation (GWBF) as a partner Basketballghana.com can confirm.

The news was confirmed via an interview with the Federation’s Media Director Sandy Asiedu who was present at the esteemed institution in the United States.

Asiedu received an invitation from Yale University to undertake the first phase of the program aimed at encouraging Yale to partner GWBF on future projects.

This satisfies one of many areas penned down by Ghana’s Federation as it seeks partnerships with international organizations.

The Laboratory’s focuses on disabled athletes and sports and had seven members participating in the program with two more members doing same via Skype.

With the partnership agreed, Ghana is expected to benefit from YPSL’s extensive resources in the West African nations efforts to develop the sport.

The program was headed by Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale School of Public Health Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology Dr. Yetsa Wosornu who served on the International Paralympic Committee Medical Committee from 2014-18.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter

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