National X-Country Championship Fixed For 26 February

National X-Country Championship Fixed For 26 February

National X-Country Championship Fixed For 26 February
National X-Country Championship Fixed For 26 February

www.athleticshour.com | Ghana | National Cross Country Championship | National Sports Authority | Akim Oda 2022

The National Sports Authority (NSA) has set Saturday, February 26 as the date for this year’s National Cross Country event at Akyem Oda, Eastern Region, dubbed “Running towards the 13th African Games, Accra.”

Professor Peter Twumasi, the NSA’s Director-General, stated at the launch on Wednesday that the championship’s winners would be nurtured into elite athletes who would represent Ghana in any local or international tournament, including the African Games, Commonwealth Games, and Olympic Games.

Dr. Kwaku Ofosu Asare, Chairman of the 2023 African Games Local Organising Committee, urged the media to assist promote the event and bringing the athletes into the spotlight and projecting them to the international scene.

The National Cross-Country Championship will also act as a warm-up for Ghana’s hosting of the 2023 African Games

After the championship, the top three athletes from each category will receive medals and cash rewards at the Presidency; however, the amount to be earned was not disclosed.

The 2022 NSA Regional Cross Country Championship is endorsed by the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) which makes it authentic and all the results will be approved and can be used in all other international events.

The Eastern Regional Director of Sports, Member of Parliament for the Akim Oda, Dr. Amui, Mr. Gifty Fianu, and Mr. Samuel Ayeh were also present at the event.

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