Meet The Golden Quartet: Ghana’s Gold-Winning 4x100m Relay Team

Ghana is now the champions in Africa when it comes to 4x100m relay.

Yesterday, the quartet, that was made up of Benjamin Azamati Kafui, Joseph Amoah, Martin Owusu-Antwi and Sean Safo-Antwi, made Ghana proud by winning Gold in the 4x100m relay.

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The golden boys were participating in the ongoing African Games in Morrocco.

Their win was the second time a Ghanaian won gold in the African Games.

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The boys won the final ahead of Nigeria, South Africa, Gambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Cameroon and Ivory Coast.

While to some, it may seem that the boys have achieved success overnight, it cannot be far from the truth.

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Benjamin, Joseph, Martin and Sean have both been putting in the hard work for years now…

Let’s get to know them a little better…

Benjamin Azamati Kafui
Benjamin Azamati Kafui

In January 2019, Benjamin Azamati Kafui, who run for the University of Ghana became the fastest man at the 2019 Mini GUSA games. He achieved this after beating the National Champion, Ansah Sarfo, in a time of 10.61 seconds at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

Joseph Amoah
Joseph Amoah

Joseph Amoah is the first Ghanaian who qualified for the Tokyo 2020.

See Also: Prempeh College Alumnus Joseph Amoah Becomes First Ghanaian Athlete To Qualify For The 2020 Olympics

The Coppin State University student is also set to represent Ghana at the World Athletics Championships in Doha this September 2019.

He is currently the National 200m Record Holder in Ghana.

Martin Owusu-Antwi
Martin Owusu-Antwi

Martin Owusu-Antwi is an old student of Bishop Bowers School who then had his high school education at the Opuku Ware Senior High School.

Martin also studied ……… at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where is also broke and set numerous records in the sprint.

Sean Safo-Antwi
Sean Safo-Antwi

29-Year-Old Sean Safo-Antwi is known for representing Ghana at the 2018 World Indoor Championship that was held in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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He also represented Ghana at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2016 Olympics.

Sean started the relay yesterday and he gave Ghana an advantage from the start by leading his pack and handing over the batton first.

These four are an amazing team and they have done good for Ghana.

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