Catapulting Ghana sports to global prominence – Case study of hosting African Games

Accra 2023

The first two articles focused on the Socio-Economic and Legacy benefits a country hosting the African Games would derive from hosting the Games. This article will look at how athletes, especially those of the lesser sponsored disciplines, sports officials and their Nations have benefited from hosting the African Games. On the whole, ten (10) countries […]

LOC calls on Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK

LOC with Ghana High Commission to the UK1

A delegation from the Local Organising Committee for Accra 2023 has conferred with Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, H.E. Papa Owusu Ankomah. The team of five, led by LOC chief Dr. Kwaku Ofosu-Asare, have been in Birmingham for the 2022 Commonwealth Games and took the opportunity to discuss issues on the preparation of […]

Accra 2023 LOC congratulates medal winners at Commonwealth Games

Deborah Acquah won bronze in the long jump event

The 13th African Games’ Local Organising Committee has congratulated Team Ghana on its performance in the ongoing 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The Committee specifically commends the following athletes: Abraham Mensah – silver medalist in the bantamweight division, Joseph Commey – silver medalist in the featherweight division,Abdul Wahid Omar – bronze medalist […]

Nigeria and South Africa break into 2022 Commonwealth Games’ top 10 medal table

Nigeria and South Africa break into top 10 in Birmingham 2022 medal list

Potential Accra 2023 medal table-toppers Nigeria and South Africa have broken into the top 10 medal table of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. With a day left to draw down the curtains on the 12-day multi-sport event in the Midlands, West African contenders Nigeria have gatecrashed the top ranks. They have won 30 medals […]

World Squash delegation calls on LOC in Birmingham

World Squash Federation

A three-member delegation from the World Squash Federation paid a courtesy call on the members of LOC in Birmingham, where the Commonwealth Games are taking place. The meeting centered on the preparation for Ghana hosting the 13th African Games. The delegation also explored the possibilities of considering squash as one of the sporting disciplines for […]

We can’t afford to compromise on quality and standard for Accra 2023 – Dr. Ofosu-Asare

Chairman of the LOC Dr. Kwaku Ofosu Asare announced the prize money for the African Games' Zongo Football Competition

The Executive Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for Accra 2023, Dr. Kwaku Ofosu-Asare, believes that compromising the standard and quality of the African Games will be expensive for Ghana. Today, August 4, 2022, is exactly 365 days to the opening ceremony of the continental showpiece. Ghana’s capital – Accra, will host over 3000 technical […]