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2023 African Games: Know the venues for all sporting disciplines

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After being pushed back a year from the initial 2023 date, the 13th African Games are now set 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 games.

Apart from the women’s football event, which will take place in Cape Coast, all other disciplines will take place in Accra.

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.

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.

Below are the venues where the various sporting disciplines will take place.

Borteyman Sports Complex - Badminton, Handball, Weightlifting, Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Fencing and Tennis, plus Combat Sports like Karate do, Judo, Taekwondo, MMA and Wrestling. The new Aquatic Center at the Borteyman Complex will be for Swimming and Triathlon.

University of Ghana, Legon - Games Village serving as the main Games Center for accreditation, transportation and other administrative issues.

University of Ghana Stadium - Football, Athletics, Triathlon, Armwrestling, Squash and Rugby.

Accra Sports Stadium - Male Football Tournament

Cape Coast Stadium - Female Football Tournament

Laboma Beach - Beach Soccer, Beach Volley

Bukom Boxing Arena - Boxing
Theodocia Okoh Hockey Stadium - Hockey

Alisa Hotel - Chess

Kolebu - Cycling

Achimota Oval – Cricket


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
1 3X3 Basketball Competition  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 
1 Karate-Do Ga Mashie Hall
2 Boxing  Main Arena 
3 Mixed Martial Art Ga Mashie Hall 
4 Judo  Ga  Mashie Hall 
5 Taekwondo  Ga Mashie Hall 
1 Scrabble  Alisa Hotel
2 Chess Alisa Hotel
1 Wrestling Hana Hathramani Hall
2 Sambo Hana Hathramani Hall
3 Men’s Football  Main football field 
1 Cycling Ablekuma-Pokuase Highway
2 Field Hockey Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium
3 Beach Volleyball Laboma Beach Volleyball Court
1 Women’s Football Cape Coast Sports Stadium