GOC to partner NOC in bilateral sporting activities

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Cote d’Ivoire have signed an agreement to host bilateral Games as part of efforts to boost the existing friendship between the two countries.

The maiden edition of the Games would be held in September 2018 in the capital city, Accra.

Selected sporting disciplines for the event would be Track and Field, Badminton, Table Tennis, Weightlifting, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball and Taekwondo.

GOC President, Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah said a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) would be signed between the two NOCs in October when the ANOCA President visits Ghana later in the year.

Meanwhile, Ghana would host the rebirth of the All African Sports Awards which seeks to award athlete who have excelled in their respective discipline thus athlete would be selected based on performance that is Olympic Champion, World Champion, World Record Holder, Commonwealth Champion and Pan African Champion.

Story by Sammy Heywood Okine

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