The Chairman of the Netball Association of Ghana, Rev Emmanuel D. Nikoi has been elected Director of Marketing and Publicity of the Confederation of Africa Netball Associations (CANA).
He was elected recently during the Congress of CANA in Johannesburg, South Africa to serve a four year term of office from 2007 – 2011.
A statement issued from the Association copied to GNA Sports said Rev. Nikoi was among six officials sworn into office at the congress facilitated by the Council of Ministers of the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa Zone VI.
The officers elected included Madam Carol Garoes of Namibia as President, Edith Kaliati of Malawi, Vice President; Sharifa Kh. Salim of Tanzania, Secretary General; David Thwala of Swaziland, Treasurer and Rebecca Kavulu of Uganda, as Africa Representative to the Board of the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA).
The congress was attended by delegates from eleven countries made up of Swaziland, Tanzania, Namibia, Ghana, Malawi, Botswana, South Africa, Uganda, Namibia, Lesotho and Kenya.
Madam Garoes in her acceptance speech pledged on behalf of her colleagues to raise Africa netball to the highest pinnacle and therefore called for support from all members to ensure the success of CANA's activities.