Ghana Cycling Federation strikes deal with Derby Wheel to construct Velodrome  

Ghana Cycling Federation strikes deal with Derby Wheel to construct Velodrome  

DerbyWheel Pro Keirin in parentship with the Ghana Cycling Federation (GCF) has revealed plans for the construction of a 250m multi-purpose Velodrome in

A velodrome is an arena for track cycling, which features steeply banked oval tracks, consisting of two 180-degree circular bends connected by two straights. 

DerbyWheel Incorporated is the operating body of DerbyWheel business established based on the multi-cooperation among Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, Icederby International and a new type of Keirin operating organisation in

At a press briefing Mr Godwin Vasco Nukunu Project Director, DerbyWheel Africa said the facility when completed would be used for many sporting activities. 

He said, “in February 2023 we would cut sod for the construction of a 250m multi-purpose velodrome facility and it would be completed in 11 months' time at a cost of USD 60 million. 

This facility is the first of its kind in Africa which would be compared to other Velodrome in Asia, Europe and America, and would be used for both local and international entertainment as well as other sporting disciplines such as badminton, tennis, volleyball, and basketball among others. 

Mr Shaaban Mohammed Technical Director of the GCF commended African Cycling Federation and DerbyWheel Pro Keirin Company for the initiative. 

He said, “The African Cycling Confederation President Dr Wagih Azzam recommended this project for Ghana because countries like , , and were interested in having this project, but the President recommended Ghana, I think we were just lucky”.  

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