The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) met with Sports Journalists ahead of the 13th African games to be held in Ghana.
The Committee headed by veteran Broadcaster Dr. Kweku Ofosu Asare together with other members interacted with Journalists as effort to know their roles to help market the competition which takes place in 2023.
The Committee also went on to outline plans put in place to ensure a successful competition.
“With our mandate to organize the African Games, we can’t do it without the E-Sports Media in the country. That is why we gathered here today to brief you on our mandate, and to create a relationship that will give you access to us for any information you may need,” Dr. Ofosu-Asare said.
“We have a mandate to Organize and Host the African Games and after the hosting of the games, we are to transform the facilities into a University and this University will be a University of Sport and Development.
“We are to take care of material preparations and the organization of all the sporting events. We are to organize culture events and all that.
“The Africa Union mandates us to use the games for African Sports Movement and by that promote the ideals of Peace, Unity, Excellent Olympism and Olympism in sports
“We are going to build 50,000 capacity multipurpose Olympic stadium at Borteyman which will be use to host the Games,” he added.
Meanwhile the committee is expected to engage the Ghanaian media on updates and preparation ahead of the Africa games.