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17.12.2021 Athletics

African Games 2023 Akwele, Akuokor and Tawiah outdoored

By Elizabeth Alhassan
African Games 2023 Akwele, Akuokor and Tawiah outdoored
17.12.2021 LISTEN

The ceremony at the Accra International Conference Center took the shape of a Ga traditional outdooring (Kpojiemo) and it was so beautiful and expressive. The triplets were named Akwele, Akuokor and Tawiah.

Dr Kwaku Ofosu-Asare introduced the designers of the artworks, Tracy Ampah Oppong and Fiifi Forson.

He said the website will provide all the relevant information on the Games, and the logo will drive publicity and create awareness.

He spoke about some achievements like securing land at Borteyman and sod cutting done by the President.

He indicated that the LOC has Interacted with all media and contractors are on-site working around the clock

He announced that the LOC will visit the whole nation to create awareness and select athletes and officials to represent Ghana.

President Nana Akufo-Addo whose speech was read by the Minister of sports said he is committed to hosting of the Games.

Members of the LOC introduced.
Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif said he was happy to be part of the ceremony, to tell the world that Ghana is ready to host a successful Games.

He thanked everyone associated with the Games
Ghana is ready to host 54 nations in Africa and over 5,000 athletes and officials.

Hon. Ussif urged Federations to prepare well to Ghana to organize a memorable Games.

"This is Ghana's time and the nation welcomes the continent, we are ready to take Africa by storm" he expressed.

GOC President, Ben Nunoo Mensah gave the vote of thanks.

In attendance were the Ghana Dance Ensemble, Ghana Sports Supporters Union and journalists from all walks of life.

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