All is set for the 13th African Games to take place in Accra and Cape Coast from 8th-23rd March, 2024.

There will be 30 sporting disciplines to be competed for at the quadrennial games dubbed Accra 2023.

Eight (8) of the disciplines will serve as qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. They are wrestling, tennis, cycling, athletics, swimming, badminton, table tennis, and triathlon.

Swimming will take place at the Borteyman Sports Complex, Aquatic Center.

Seven (6) disciplines will be demonstration sports, namely; pickleball, sambo, E-sports, mixed martial arts, scrabble, and speedball.

The competition will take place in ten (10) different venues across Accra and Cape Coast where Women’s football event will take place.

See the full list of venues and events

No.    Games                            Venue


1        Badminton                    Multipurpose Hall

2        Indoor Volleyball          Multi-purpose Hall

3        Handball                        Dome

4        Table Tennis                 Dome

5        Triathlon                       Aquatic Centre

6        Tennis                           Tennis Sports Complex

7        Swimming                     Aquatic Centre      

University of Ghana, Legon

1        3X3 Basketball               Outdoor Basketball Court

2        Athletics                          Legon Stadium

3        Men’s Football                 Legon Stadium

4        Rugby                             Rugby Stadium

5        Weightlifting                     GCB Hall

6        Speedball                       GCB Hall

7        Pickle ball                      Netball Court

8        Arm Wrestling              Cedi Conference Centre  

Trust Sports Emporium

1        Karate-Do                      Ga Mashie Hall

2        Boxing                           Bukom Boxing Arena

3        Mixed Martial Arts       Ga Mashie Hall

4        Judo                              Ga Mashie Hall

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5        Taekwondo                   Ga Mashie Hall     

Alisa Hotel, Ridge         

1        Scrabble                          Alisa Hotel

2        Chess                              Alisa Hotel          

Accra Sports Stadium

1        Wrestling                        Hana Hathramani Hall

2        Sambo                             Hana Hathramani Hall

3        Men’s Football                Main football field         


1        Cycling                            Ablekuma-Pokuase Highway

Theodocia Okoh Pitch, Accra

1        Field Hockey                  Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium

La Beach

1        Beach Volleyball            Laboma Beach Volleyball Court                 

1        Women’s Football        Cape Coast Sports Stadium

By Sammy Heywood Okine

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