Sensational bike owner Frank Akuffo used to be on Saturday topped the winner of the 2019 Cowbell Biking Problem Homowo Version in spite of completing 3rd in ultimate degree of the contest in Accra.
Completing 3rd on the Teshie degree of the 21-lap criterium highway race (a motorcycle race consisting of a number of laps round a closed circuit) didn’t hurt Akuffo’s possibilities as a result of he had already received the Osu degree on August 27 and positioned 10th in Prampram on August 31.
The 2017 champion accrued 58 issues to say the glittering 2019 trophy, a GHS 5,000 money prize, in addition to merchandise and souvenirs from the race sponsors Promasidor Ghana Restricted.
Akuffo, 22, beat Victor Cudjoe (55 issues) and Lawrence Adjei (44 issues) into 2nd and 3rd position respectively within the total classification of the three-wek contest.
Chatting with the Day-to-day Graphic after receiving his prizes Akufo mentioned the Prampram degree of the contest used to be the hardest for him as it favoured rollers and no longer sprinters like himself.
Akuffo additionally threw a problem to the most efficient cyclists at the African continent, announcing he used to be in a position to do fight with them within the Excursion of Ghana pageant subsequent 12 months.
“Prampram used to be the hardest for me however I’m happy I received this. I’m in a position for the nationwide biking excursion. There’s no sleep after this win, hat is why we all the time educate to be the most efficient in biking,” Akufo mentioned.
The Teshie race used to be received very easily by way of speedster Emmanuel Sackey in a time of 02:39:51.939 whilst Lawrence Adjei and Akuffo got here 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Mr Festus Sackey, the Managing Director of Promasidor Ghana Restricted mentioned the teachings discovered within the organisation of the contest could be utilized in setting up a countrywide biking excursion subsequent 12 months.