The Ghana Olympic Committee has secured scholarships for two sports coaches to train abroad through the Olympic solidarity.

The Two coaches, Ibrahim Issah of the Ghana Swimming Association and Taekwando coach Martin Prince Oppan were selected by the GOC after a screening exercise to meet the selection criteria for the courses abroad.

Swimming Coach Ibrahim Issah has already left the country for the international coaching course in Budapest Hungary while Taewkwando coach Martin Prince Opan will leave for America on September 27 to take part in an international coaching enrichment certificate programme at the University of Delaware in Colorado Springs.

In a related development the Ghana Olympic Committee has also secured Olympic solidarity scholarships for four athletes to prepare towards the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

The athletes are made up of two swimmers, Kwaku Addo and Ophelia Swayne, weightlifter Juliana Arko and Abram Ayittey, a badminton player.