Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dnakwah Akuffo-Addo has said that his country will find an amicable solution and also present Ghana an opportunity to plan well to organize the 13th African Games.
Addressing the media after the crunch meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Ghana President said that his country began preparation for the event by unveiling the mascot, logo, and website in December 2021, after winning the bid to host the rest of Africa in 2018.
“However, a number of issues, including Covid-19 disagreements between key parties such as the African Union (AU), the Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOCA) and the Association o f African Sports Confederation (AASC), cast doubt on the proposed Games possibility.” Nana explained.
Many issues were discussed in Addis Ababa, including technical, management, sponsorship, broadcasting rights, and benefits for the host nation, AU, ANOCA, and AASS among others.
He added that the benefits of the Games are huge; hence it must be well-planned and well-organized.
He hinted that a new date will be maintained, we all need the Games which is a qualifier of the Paris Olympic Games in 20204 he said.