Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) President, Ben Nunoo Mensah has backed the decision by the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The competition due to begin on 24 July have been postponed to a year because of the global coronavirus pandemic.
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On Tuesday, March 24, Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, and the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, reached an agreement to called off the games.
A Reacting to the news, the GOC President welcomed the decision saying in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic it would have been unwise to stage the Olympic Games this year.
The GOC President also advised Ghanaian athletes to halt all training programs and remain indoors;
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