The Ghana Armwrestling Federation has won the bid to host the 2018 Africa Armwrestling Championship in Accra.

The African Armwrestling Federation after considering bids from Morocco and Ghana decided on the later in a majority vote during it’s Congress in Lagos, Nigeria.

“Ghana is said to be the gateway to Africa and we’re convinced that they’re more than capable thus Africa will have a better host”-Julien Boumsong, General Secretary for Africa Armwrestling Federation.

16 countries are expected in Ghana for the annual Contnental Armwrestling Championships in June 2018.

Meanwhile, the Golden Arms of Ghana are back home from Nigeria with *a total medal haul of 22 placing an overall second* at the 2017 Africa Armwrestling Championships.