- Omelia Sathoud, a Ghanaian lady with PhD in Chemistry is part of Ghana's Black Bombers working relentlessly to qualify for the Boxing Olympic Games
- The passionate boxer who started fighting in 2014 indicates that she teaches Chemistry in an American high school alongside her boxing career
- Omelia says the greatest challenge in fighting for Ghana has been the lack of proper training equipment and asks that they are provided with the minimum logistics at least
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A Ghanaian lady by name Omelia Sathoud who was a PhD in Chemistry is set to represent Ghana as part of the Black Bombers at the Boxing Olympic Games.
In a video interview granted by Omelia Sathoud to SportsObamaTV, the passionate athlete reveals that she teaches chemistry in an American high school and does the boxing at the same time.
Reports indicate that Omelia is a member of Black Bombers team, the Ghana contingent sent to Senegal and is part of the team expected to qualify for the coveted Boxing Olympic Games.
Watch the video interview below:
According to Omelia, she grew up in Ghana and Congo but spent most of her active years in America as a teacher until 2014 when she decided to start a boxing career.
Omelia indicates that when she started boxing, she watched the Olympic games and found great interest in staging there one day.
She thought of which country to represent and decided that though she lives in the United States, it would be better to represent an African country.
Omelia makes it clear that she was torn between Congo and Ghana as she hails from both countries.
She further added that Ghana became her ultimate choice as it interests her that the country gets known for female boxing just as much as it is known for male boxing.
When asked about some of the challenges she has been facing in the Ghana camp, the female boxer reveals that lack of adequate logistics and tools needed for proper training was at the helm of the problems.
According to Omelia, the team is expected to produce topnotch results for the country but they have less than even the minimum tools needed.
She urges the responsible stakeholders to provide what is needed to produce the best results and the Black Bombers are relentless in giving their very best for the country.
In other news, popular Ghanaian Actress Yvonne Okoro together with her sisters Elizabeth Okoro and Roseline Okoro have paid an amount of GHC26,810.45 to clear medical bills for some 13 needy mothers at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) in Accra.
A news report by Pulse.com.gh indicates that some of the mothers spent more than two months at the maternity ward of the hospital while others spent two weeks.
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