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Ghana bidding to host first ever African Paralympic Games in 2023

The Ghanaian Ministry of Youth and Sports has offered its support to the National Paralympic Committee in a bid to win the hosting right for the 2023 African Paralympic Games.

The National Paralympic Committee of Ghana, led by established businessman Samson Deen, has also expressed interest in the hosting right of the 2021 General Assembly of the African Paralympic Games.

A statement from the Ghanaian Ministry of Youth and Sports reads: “the Ministry commits to offer any support that will make hosting the African Para Games in 2023 possible as we believe that with his able leadership, he will be able to ensure a smooth and successful games experience if implemented.”

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has also endorsed the candidacy of prominent Ghanaian businessman Samson Deen, President of the NPC, to contest for the Presidency of the African Paralympic Committee (APC).

The standard of Africa’s performance during the 2020 Tokyo Games in Japan, sharply declined, causing a worrying situation for the African continent and

Deen believes he holds the key to positively change the fortunes of African nations at the games’ level. The interest in para games across Africa keeps rising with nearly 250 million African viewers watching the recent games on television.

Credit: NPC Ghana

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