The Commonwealth Taekwondo Union (CTU) has appointed Oness Abayomi Johnson as the interim regional representative for Africa. Johnson, a Sierra Leonean taekwondo coach and administrator, has been involved in the sport for over 20 years and has served in various capacities at the national and international levels. He is currently the president of the Sierra Leone Taekwondo Association and a member of the CTU executive board.
In his new role, Johnson will be responsible for promoting and developing taekwondo in Africa. He will also work to ensure that African athletes are represented at Commonwealth taekwondo events.
Johnson's appointment boosts the prospects of taekwondo in Sierra Leone and Africa. He is a highly experienced and respected figure in the sport, and he is well-positioned to help taekwondo grow in Africa.
Some of the things that Johnson plans to do in his new role include:
Promoting taekwondo in Africa: Johnson plans to work with national taekwondo associations in Africa to promote the sport and increase participation. He also plans to organize coaching and refereeing courses to improve the quality of taekwondo in Africa.
Developing African athletes: Johnson plans to work with African athletes to help them develop their skills and achieve their goals. He also plans to help them gain exposure to international competition.
Ensuring African representation at Commonwealth taekwondo events: Johnson plans to work with the CTU to ensure that African athletes are represented at Commonwealth taekwondo events. He also plans to help them qualify for these events.
Johnson's appointment is a positive step for taekwondo in Africa. He is a passionate and dedicated advocate for the sport, and he is committed to helping it grow in Africa.