16-year-old Armwrestler Mariam Kadri Moro on Friday night was the toast of fans as she delivered on her promise by annihilating and dethroning her mentor and undefeated policewoman Alberta Ampomah Boatemaa to become the new Queen of Armwrestlering in Ghana at Mcberry Armwrestling Showdown last Friday.
Yasmin who was the underdog came with the clear intention to beat her bully and confirmed it was time for to reign.
Both Yasmin and then-undefeated Alberta recorded fouls each soon as they mounted the table at the call of referee Husseini Akueteh Addy.
At the referee’s grip, Yasmin aka Hajia Vampire took the battle to the former champion with power and style to win the left arm battle.
Alberta Ampomah had the chance to come back into the battle as Yasmin maintained her so focus. The later in last two minutes pulled harder pinning Alberta to the pad to win the second battle to record a two straight win.
Defeated Alberta in a post-battle interview insisted on being the best and thus threw a challenge to the new champions for a rematch.
The men’s heavyweight battle has been rescheduled for a later date as the undefeated Derrick Kwakye aka Asoka GH could not come back to the table to face Antwi Boasiako aka Punisher after defeating Lebanese Ghanaian Fawzi Saoud in the right arm battle.
Derrick Kwakye had in a grand style defeated all contestants in the left arm battles and was just on the verge of being crowned when his corner called he couldn’t continue.
The Ghana Armwrestling Federation will at a later date stage the finals of the men’s heavyweight battle.
The Mcberry Armwrestling Showdown was put together by the Ghana Armwrestling Federation, Legaci101 a sports marketing firm and Perception Management International.
The Showdown was patronized by top dignitaries including actress Nana Ama Mcbrown, Jerry Ahmed Shaib, CEO of Coastal Development, Kwame Boateng, CEO of Opportunity International, ACP Miss Lydia Donkor of the Ghana Police Service, Mawuko Afadzinu of Stanbic and many others.
The Armwrestling Showdown, sponsored by Mcberry Biscuits was Live on ETV, GTV Sports+, Max TV.