16.04.2002 Hockey

Facelift of Hockey pitch almost ready

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Renovation works currently going on at the Accra Hockey Pitch will be completed on 20 April 2002 on which date the pitch would be handed over to the Ghana Hockey Association to pave way for the 14th edition of the Africa Cup Clubs Championship (ACCC) hockey tournament to be hosted by Ghana.

Mr Oko Nikoi Dzani, Chairman of GHA told the Ghana News Agency on Monday that an office has just being completed while construction works on stands were still going to improve upon sitting arrangements for spectators. Mr Nikoi Dzani said more than ¢250 million is being spent on the project. He said countries expected to participate in the tournament are Ghana, Nigeria, Egypt and Kenya, adding that the association is expecting a letter from South Africa confirming their participation.

He named the Exchequers of Bank of Ghana, Trustees of SSNIT, Reformers, Ghana Prisons and Ghana National Fire Service as Ghanaian teams, which would vie for honours for the country. Mr Nikoi said the one-week tournament would start on 16 April while participants and officials are expected on 17 and 18 April.

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