The Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof Nana Aba Appiah Amfo Tuesday, met with the Minister for Sports, Honourable Mustapha Ussif to discuss plans to use Legon university as the hub for the Africa Games in 2023.
Prof. Nana Aba Appiah in a post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh said the team from the Sports Ministry inspected ongoing works at various sports facilities on Campus: the UG Sports Stadium, the Rugby Field and Warm-up Track.
“The Ag. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, this morning, received a delegation from the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The meeting was to discuss plans to use the University of Ghana as the hub for the 2023 Africa Games.”
“The team inspected ongoing works at various sports facilities on Campus: UG Sports Stadium, the Rugby Field and Warm-up Track. They were taken around by Gianluca Ramella, Deputy Manager, Consar Ltd (in charge of the projects).”
The discussion with the UG Management follows a comment made by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon Ussif at the African Games Technical Committee meeting government is committed to hosting the 2023 African Games.
“What I want to make clear is that the Government is committed to hosting the African Games in 2023 and we are working around the clock to ensure that we have the best African Games in the history of Africa,” Mustapha stated.
The 13th edition of the African Games is expected to be held in 3 cities in Ghana (Accra, Kumasi, and Cape Coast) in the year 2023 on dates yet to be confirmed and communicated to participatory African countries.
This will be the second time in history that the games will be decentralized in a process that started in the previous edition held in Morocco