Sporting Equipments Decathlon to open West Africa’s largest sports store in Accra

The store offers the best in sporting supplies, with over 3,000 products across 40 sports ranging from popular sports such as football, basketball, swimming and cycling; to lesser known sports such as archery, hiking, kayaking and so on.

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Decathlon, the leading French sports equipment and Sportswear Company is set to open West Africa’s largest sports store in Accra, come April 2017. Selling from an impressive 1,245 square meter area, the Decathlon Store will be located at the Junction Mall in Nungua, Accra.

The store offers the best in sporting supplies, with over 3,000 products across 40 sports ranging from popular sports such as football, basketball, swimming and cycling; to lesser known sports such as archery, hiking, kayaking and so on. To provide a complete sporting experience to customers/sports users, the store will have multiple zones, starting from Experience, Play to Discovery sport. The multiple-zone concept is based on learning, experiencing and discovering all forms of sports under one roof.  Decathlon will provide a football pitch, table tennis area, basketball court and turn-ball a Decathlon innovative product, specially designed for discovering racket sports, speedball or the pleasure of developing agility.

With its affordable prices of products, Decathlon offers sports users two (2) year warranty on all their products, an attestation to their superior quality. The company also manufactures its own products from eco-friendly material and has won countless awards to that effect, across Europe.

 

Kwasi TABURY, Decathlon Ghana CEO, said, “We are very excited to be making history in Ghana in my own country where Decathlon is really needed because we can change lives of many people. We are here in Ghana living our GHANAIAN DREAM to make the pleasure and benefits of sport accessible to everybody. We just want to see sport everywhere, in every corner of Accra to start. Making sports accessible and affordable to every person irrespective age, sex or creed is at the core of what Decathlon stands for. I truly look forward to seeing Ghanaian takes up sports as an everyday activity and try out new sports, new exercises as we introduce a wide array of sports to the Ghanaian Market.”

Decathlon Ghana will be introducing 40 new sports to the Ghanaian market including skating, snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking and kayaking. Equipment and gear for these sports will be available at the Decathlon store and on the website www.decathlon.com.gh.

In addition, Decathlon will be embarking on various activities to promote different types of sports in Accra. Already the brand has partnered the likes of the recently launched Marcel Desailly Foundation to support children in their football dreams by supplying them with some of the top quality football gear.

As Decathlon is known for its innovative products and value for money, it will showcase its own brands to the Ghanaian market. This includes groundbreaking designs such as Kalenji (running wear), Kipsta (team sports), Quechua (hiking and camping), Domyos (fitness), Artengo (rackets sports) and Inesis (golf),  which have not only proved popular among patrons across the world but have helped Decathlon truly follow its belief in making the pleasure and benefits of sports accessible to all.

Enthusiasts can expect regular cycling, running, skating, tennis and basketball tournaments along with Skating and Yoga workshops through the year at Decathlon’s Junction Mall store.

Decathlon is an innovative retail chain producing and selling brands that provide enjoyment for all sports people. They are in Ghana to make sports accessible and affordable to every Ghanaian.

The price range for products at the store starts at GhC 10.

About Decathlon

Decathlon is a French sports equipment and sportswear company founded in 1976. They sell sports products in more than 1,100 stores in 27 countries around the world and develop their own products.

At Decathlon you will find a choice of 5000 products and equipment covering over 70 sports. The sports products and equipment are not just technically superior but also affordable to everyone. The equipment range caters to all levels of competency – from beginners to sports lovers. Sports enthusiasts can actually try all the sports gear before the purchase.

Decathlon has a philosophy of “Sport for all, All for Sport”. The vision is to make sports available to every individual by creating an environment that makes sport easily accessible to all. Decathlon has a dream to open 50 stores in Ghana. We are always looking for new talent to join our team.  

For product information: www.decathlon.com.gh

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