Ministry of Youth and Sports have appointed President of African Paralympic Committee Samson Deen to serve as a member of LOC for the 2023 African Games.
Samson Deen will join the 9 other members who have been sworn into office to steer Ghana’s preparations towards a successful hosting of the 13th African games.
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The committee is chaired by an experienced sports broadcaster, Dr. Kwaku Ofosu-Asare.
The other members of the committee are the Technical Advisor on Sports at the Ministry of Sports, Dr. Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah; a former Olympian and sports events organiser, Mr. Reks Brobby; a clinical psychologist and lecturer, Dr. Mrs. Beatrice Dwumfour Williams; a sports journalist, Mr. Dan Kwaku Yeboah; Communication Consultant to the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr. Ahmed Osumanu; President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah; a sports journalist and lawyer, Ms. Eva Okyere, and a sports administrator, Ms. Joyce Datsa.
This occurred after Heads of federations were required to justify why their disciplines should be included in the Pan-African Games.
Below is the list
2. ARM WRESTLING
5. BEACH VOLLEYBALL
8. CRICKET – Conditional
11. FIELD HOCKEY
20. TABLE TENNIS