GBFA launch Man Ghana 2020


The Ghana Bodybuilding & Fitness Association (GBFA) have officially launched their main showpiece of the year Man Ghana 2020 at the Media Center of the Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday 22nd September 2020.

This year’s edition of the popular bodybuilding event is under the theme “Violence-Free Elections” as the association is looking to use their platform to send a message to the political sphere calling for a peaceful election.


“This is an election year and then most often bodybuilders are being affiliated and associated to the violence, so if the election is coming up we can use this as an opportunity to send a message across one; to the politicians to say that it should be a peaceful contest, it should be a violence-free election and we want bodybuilders and people who are not bodybuilders, weightlifters, powerlifters to know that you have to bring some sanity into the election i.e. don’t allow yourself to be used for any violent activity come the election 2020.” President of the GBFA, Hay Yartey said during the launch


The competition will also be used to select the national bodybuilding team, the Black Muscles, who will be representing the country at international events “The Man Ghana over the past 5 years is an event that we used to actually select bodybuilders into the national team, the Black Muscles, to represent Ghana in the following year in international events. So, this year’s event is meant to select bodybuilders into the Black Muscles.” Yartey further stated

GBFA’s Man Ghana 2020 is set to kick off on 7th November 2020 at the Osu Presby Hall and is under the theme “Violence-Free Elections.”

by Leroy Hawkson|


Hi, I am Leroy Hawkson, an up and coming sports journalist with over 4 years of experience in media working for the likes of University of Ghana-based Radio Univers (where I served as the Head of Production and Host of the station's sports show "Sports Express"), the National Media Commission (NMC) and ClassFM.
I am also a writer and researcher for GTV Sports+ show "Beyond the Pitch," producer of popular Ghana Facebook Live boxing show "KBOXtv Live" and Head of Sports of Talks Africa Media.
I am is passionate about the lesser-known or less financed sports in Ghana and would love to show Ghanaians the beauty of these sports to help develop them into powerhouses in the country and the world.


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