National Fitness Day Launched in Accra

National Fitness Day Launched in Accra

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Honourable Mustapha Ussif has launched the National Fitness Day (NFD) at Accra Sports stadium.

It is to be observed throughout the country on every second Saturday of every month at the National, Regional, District, and Community levels concurrently.

The first National Fitness Day will be held on Saturday 10th September 2022 throughout the country. The purpose of the Fitness Day is to champion adherence to physical activity for health promotion as well as building good neighbourliness.

The platform will also help identify talents as well as promote Ghana’s hosting of the African Games next year.


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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