The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr Mustapha Ussif, has pledged the Ministry’s support towards the organization of the 2023 African Games.
He said this when the Ghana Fencing Federation led by its President, February Mohammed Mahadi, paid a courtesy call on him in Accra on Wednesday to introduce the newly constituted Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the hosting of the Fencing cadet and Junior African Championship in Ghana dubbed “Ghana 2023” and to present the roadmap for the competition slated from 14th to 21st of February 2023 at the Trust Emporium, Bukom.
Mr Ussif said the competition would serve as the preparatory ground to identify talents for Ghana’s contingent for the 2023 African Games.
The President of the Ghana Fencing Federation, Mr Mohammed Mahadi, on his part, noted that the committee had begun a series of engagements to create awareness and also solicit support to make the competition a memorable one.
He said the committee anticipate great support and a close working relationship with the Sports Ministry and other relevant institutions to make the organization and hosting of the championship a great success.
Priscilla Nimako, ISD