Ghana wins bid to host 13th All African Games in 2023


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Accra, Oct. 26, GNA –
The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) has confirmed that, Ghana has won the rights to
host the 13th edition of the African Games in 2023 after beating Egypt in the
bid process.

In a press statement
signed by Mr. Perry Okudzeto, Deputy Minister of MOYS and copied to the GNA
Sports, said, “Government is delighted” the country would host the Games in 2023.

“The monumen

Accra, Oct. 26, GNA –
The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) has confirmed that, Ghana
has won the rights to
host the 13th edition of the African Games in 2023 after beating Egypt in the
bid process.

In a press statement
signed by Mr. Perry Okudzeto, Deputy Minister of MOYS and copied to the GNA
Sports, said, “Government is delighted” the country would host the Games in 2023.

“The monumental
achievement was declared at the 3rd Specialized Technical Committee on Youth,
Culture and Sports (STC-YCS) forum of the African Union Commission Ministers’ session
in Algiers, Algeria, on Thursday, October 25,” the statement said.

“The Ministry believes
this is a unique opportunity to rewrite the scripts of Ghana sports for the
next century. The Ministry is committed to providing facilities for Ghana to
host a successful tournament, as the continental sports event will be staged in
Accra, Kumasi and Cape Coast.”

The Games would also
serve as qualifiers for the various disciplines for the Olympic Games in Paris
2024.

GNA


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