France Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean- Yves Le Drain and his officials today 7th January 2021, paid a working visit to Ghana’s Decathlon in Accra.
The Minister as part of his working visit to Ghana, took time off his busy schedule to visit Decathlon Ghana’s Kawukudi Store to observe how the retail giant is using Sports as a tool to improve the quality of life of members of the Kawukudi Community.
The CEO of Decathlon Ghana, Mr. Kwasi Tabury, explained the Company’s Project in Ghana and how they are running their business as a Mission-led Company with the main mission of ‘Changing People’s Lives through Sports’.
He talked about the various Social Projects the Company is engaged in, with the support of external partners from the Communities where Decathlon Ghana Stores are located.
Some of such locations include Junction Mall in Nungua and the new Store in Kawukudi, which he indicated will be opened to the general public on the 24th of April, 2021.
During his visit, the Minister toured the sports fields around the Decathlon Kawukudi Store, which were occupied by several young sports lovers from the Community.
He also interacted with some youth at the Dunk Community Basketball Court and the children of the Decathlon Ghana Read and Play Club, before visiting Ghana’s preferred sports retailer, Decathlon
Present at the ceremony were the French Ambassador Madam Anne Sophia Ave and her entourage, CEO of Decathlon Ghana, Mr Kwasi Tabury and his team and the maestro himself Abedi Ayew Pele, members of the Press, amongst several other dignitaries and invited guests.
The company which was just announced the official retail partner of the Ghana Football Association is set to open one of the biggest sports stores in West Africa by April 2021 at Kawukudi .
In 2016, Decathlon United in link their vision of being where they are needed, extended its operations to the shores of Ghana.
Decathlon Ghana is Ghana’s number one sports retailer with over forty sports at your convenience. The company which was just announced the official retail partner of the Ghana Football Association is set to open one of the biggest sports stores in West Africa by April 2021 at Kawukudi.
Decathlon is a French Sports Retail Company established in July, 1976 with 313 stores in France, more than 1,274 in the rest of the world.
For 44 years, Decathlon had made Sports an empire known worldwide and have over 100,000 Teammates. Decathlon contribute towards the company’s main purpose which is “To make sports, it’s benefits, accessible to as many people as possible”.
Decathlon is an innovative retail chain producing and selling brands that provide enjoyment from all Sports people. They are in Ghana to make Sports accessible and affordable to every Ghanaian.