The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 2023 African Games has officially announced that a test run of the hosting facilities in Accra will be done on February 8, 2024.
The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon Mustapha Ussif gave the information after a meeting with the Technical Committee for the 13th African Games and the LOC.
He stated that, the work on the hosting facilities is now completed. Contractors are in the process of receiving their handing-over certificates.
While inviting the media to see work done so far, the Minister said “The work on the facilities is finished, and the contracts are receiving their handing-over certificates. For the work on the facilities, we are done. On the 8th of February, Team Ghana will use the hosting facilities for a test run. So, I am standing on this platform to invite the media to come and publicise it for us.”
Meanwhile, the tartan tracks at the Legon Stadium are yet to be fixed, although the warm-up track is complete.
By Sammy Heywood Okine