The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) has honoured Ghana’s Minister for Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif at its 40th Anniversary dinner in Abuja, Nigeria.
ANOCA recognized Mr. Ussif for his dynamism and commitment towards the improvement and development of sports in Ghana and Africa.
The President of ANOCA, Mustapha Berraf said, even though Mr. Ussif has not been in the sports scene for long, his “ideas and contributions to the development of sports is commendable and worth rewarding.”
“Reports from our Ghanaian representative points out your dynamic and commitment to a successful hosting and organisation of the Accra 2023 Africa Games,” he added.
Among other dignitaries who where honoured for their contributions to sports development were; Mr Sunday Dare, Minister for Youth and Sports Development of Nigeria, Prof. Ashraf Sobhy, Minister for Youth and Sports of Egypt, and Abderazak Sebgag, Minister for Youth and Sports of Egypt.
Again, the former President of Ivorian Olympic Committee, General Lassana Palenfo was awards with many others.
ANOCA is currently organizing it’s 56th Ordinary Committee Session which happens to be its 40th anniversary in Abuja.