Ghana to compete in Nigerias National Sports Festival

Ghana to compete in Nigeria’s National Sports Festival

Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has been invited to compete in the 2022 National Sports Festival (NSF) in Delta, Nigeria.

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) will be organising its annual national sports festival and they have invited some African countries to participate in the forthcoming championship. can confirm that Ghana has been invited amongst other countries like Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Benin Republic, and Sierra Leone.

“The National Sports Festival, Delta 2022 is our own Olympics. We want to make it an African show so we are adding some international flavours to it with the participation of teams from at least four West African countries. We are hoping to have about sixteen to eighteen thousand athletes in Delta State”, the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare said.

The National Sports Festival is scheduled to take place from 28 November to 10 December 2022 in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria.

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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