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16.09.2021 Athletics

11 member LOC for 14th CANA African Swimming Championship sworn in

By Sammy Heywood Okine
11 member LOC for 14th CANA African Swimming Championship sworn in
LISTEN SEP 16, 2021

The Ghana Swimming Association (GSA) has inaugurated an11 member local organising committee to oversee the successful hosting of the 14th CANA African Seniors and Juniors Swimming and Open Water Championship at the Bukom International Pool (Trust Sports Emporium) in Accra and Akosombo.

The 14th CANA African Seniors and Juniors Swimming and Open Water Championship will be held from the 11to17th October, 2021, and Ghana got the nod to host the event after successfully organising the CANA African Zone 2 Junior Championship at the same venue in March 2019.

The Eleven member committee are; Frederick Acheampong, Vivian Vinette Dougblor, Tamimu Issah, Dina Dankowaa Boateng, Sirina Mohammed, Saha Kambo-Lamptey, Seth Nti, Mrs Delphina Quaye, MrsHelena Williams, Mr Charles Mensah and Ayishatu Farida Iddriss.

The President of the Ghana Swimming Association, Mrs Delphina Quaye addressed the media about plans the association has for Ghanaians especially the swimming fraternity.

“With the experience and exposure from our notable and noble people, I believe the 14th CANA African Seniors and Juniors Swimming and Open Water Championship will be one of the best” she assured.

The Director-General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Prof. Peter Twumasi commended the Swimming Association for being one of the five federations that were represented at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the swimmers did well.

He sworn in the LOC and assured the Swimming Association of full support from the NSA and Ministry of Youth & Sports.

Madam Saha Kambo-Lamptey, on behalf of the LOC, urged the media to promote the event and appealed to corporate Ghana to support the international competition which will promote tourism in Ghana.

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