Accra New Town Lift African Games 2023 Zongo Communities Football Cup

Accra New Town Lift African Games 2023 Zongo Communities Football Cup

Accra New Town walloped Nima by four goals to nil to become champions of the African Games 2023 Zongo Communities Football Tournament played at the Madina Astro turf, Accra on Sunday, 12th June 2022.

They were presented with a trophy and cash of 10,000ghc while the runners up got 8.000ghc. Mamobi who placed third went home with 6,000ghc.

Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the 13th African Games, Dr. Kwaku Ofosu-Asare thanked the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the support towards organizing the event. He also hailed the winners, all participants, the media, security, medics and the fans.

He said that this is the beginning of programs to sensitize Ghanaians on the upcoming African Games and hoped the people of Ghana will contribute positively to the success of the Games.

Eight Zongo Communities took part in the exciting competition. They were drawn from, Madina, Cowlane, Mamobi,Tudu, Nima, Fadama, Shukura and Accra New Town. Each team got 3,500ghc as appearance fee.

By Sammy Heywood Okine

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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