Meet Dr. Ornella Sathoud who is a Ghanaian scholar, boxer and a kick boxer (Photos)

Meet Dr. Ornella Sathoud who is a Ghanaian scholar, boxer and a kick boxer (Photos)

- Dr. Ornella Sathoud was born to Ghanaian and Congolese parents but resides in the United States of America.

- She has joined the Ghanaian boxing team, the Black Bombers, for a tournament in the Moroccan capital city of Rabat.

- Dr. Sathoud holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry and is pursuing a post-doctoral course in the USA

Dr. Ornella Sathoud, will without doubt, occupy a special place in Ghana’s academic and sporting history.

She is part of Ghana’s team, the Black Bombers, which will participate in female boxing at the African Games in Rabat, Morocco.

Sathoud was born to Ghanaian and Congolese parents and resides in Newark, Delaware.

Meet Dr. Ornella Sathoud who is a Ghanaian scholar, boxer and a kick boxer (Photos)

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Being part of the team for the first time, she has expressed her excitement at the prospect of representing Ghana at the continental competition.

According to her, she is honoured to have been called and is ready to do everything in her power to represent Ghana.

She has also expressed her appreciation to the coaches for the confidence reposed in her as the team readies itself for the tournament which would span from August 19 till September 11, 2019.

Meet Dr. Ornella Sathoud who is a Ghanaian scholar, boxer and a kick boxer (Photos)

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Graphic.com.gh reports that Sathoud was picked because of her achievements in the United States of America.

In the year 2017, she was crowned champion of the DC Golden Gloves competition and has reportedly won a number of medals.

YEN.com.gh understands that Sathoud, who stands at 1.77 metres, specializes in boxing, kick boxing and mixed martial arts.

Meet Dr. Ornella Sathoud who is a Ghanaian scholar, boxer and a kick boxer (Photos)

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She is hopeful that she can count on her focus, coordination, power, speed and agility for the tournament in Rabat.

Dr. Sathoud holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Delaware and is studying for post-doctoral programme at the same university.

She has lectured in various chemistry courses and was awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award.

Meet Dr. Ornella Sathoud who is a Ghanaian scholar, boxer and a kick boxer (Photos)

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In other news, a coffee company has, as part of corporate social responsibilities, decided to donate bicycles to school girls in Ghana.

Nespresso explained that together with Swedish start-up Vélosophy, they intend to create bicycles which have frames made from coffee capsules.

The plan to use the coffee capsules is to help reduce environmental challenges.

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