Ghanaian Olympic sprinter, Benjamin Azamati says he is ready to carry the hopes of Ghanaians in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
According to the former University of Ghana athlete, he believes it is time for Ghana to win a medal in the sprint disciplines after years of practice.
Azamati ran a time of 10.19s finishing the race ahead of Welshman, Jeremiah Azu to secure one of the two automatic spots in the semi-finals.
“It is not going to be easy for anybody to win a medal just like any other competition in the world, but I am ready to shoulder the expectations of Ghanaians,” he told Graphic Sports.
“I believe it is time to make our years of hard work pay and I can’t wait to achieve that.”
“I have been working hard all these years to become a champion but unfortunately I’m yet to achieve a personal record.
“The experience has been very good for my career and I’m ready to put all that I’ve learned together and deliver a medal for Ghanaians.”