Deborah Acquah secured a silver medal for Ghana at the 2019 African Games with a jump of 6.37m in the second round of the Women’s Long Jump, at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex, Rabat, Morocco.

Acquah, becomes the second Ghanaian to win silver at the competition, which has Ghana gathered 11 medals so far.

The 23-year-old multiple talent who doubles as a member of the female relay team fell behind, Nigeria’s Brume Ese who had a jump of 6.69m, to win the gold medal, whilst Lynique Beneke of South Africa won the third position with 6.30m.

Acquah, was part of the female relay team that missed an opportunity to win a medal after making it to the finals 400*100 relay on Wednesday.

The win comes just two days after Ghana won gold in the men’s 4×100 meters relay at the 2019 African Games in Morocco on Wednesday.

Team Ghana, with the quartet consisting of Joseph Paul Amoah, Benjamin Azamati, Martin Owusu-Antwi, and Sean Safo-Antwi, tallied 38.30 seconds to bag the gold medal.

Nigeria finished second with a time of 38.59 seconds while the bronze medal was taken by South Africa, whose team finished the race in 38.80 seconds.