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13.09.2021 Sports News

Local Organising Committee (LOC) for 14th CANA African Championship to be inaugurated on Tuesday

By Sammy Heywood Okine
Local Organising Committee (LOC) for 14th CANA African Championship to be inaugurated on Tuesday
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The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 14th CANA African Swimming Championship will be inaugurated on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at the Media Center of the Accra Sports Stadium.

According to sources close to the Ghana Swimming Association, the continental event will come off from 11th to17th October 2021 at the Trust Sport Emporium.

The open water competitions will take place at Akosombo

Miss Farida Idriss, Treasurer of the Ghana Swimming Association hinted Yours Truly that 50 countries have so far confirmed participation, and they expect about 500 swimmers from all over Africa to take part in the Championship.

She noted that Ghana must be proud to host the prestigious international event, which involves junior and senior swimmers, and appealed to corporate institutions to support the Ghana Swimming Association.

Ghana presented two swimmers at the recent Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and they all did well within their capabilities.

Abeiku Jackson and Unilez Takyi are expected to be part of the Ghana Team.

She urged the media to support the Ghana Swimming Association to enable them attract sponsors.

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