President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today, Tuesday, 31 August 2021, cut sod at Borteyman in the Greater Accra Region for the construction of a new 50,000 capacity Olympic stadium for the hosting and organising of the 2023 Africa Games in the country.
The president was joined by Greater Accra Regional Minister Henry Quartey and the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Mustapha Ussif.
The 13th edition of the African Games is expected to be held in three cities in Ghana in 2023 on dates yet to be confirmed.
This will be the second time in history that the games will be decentralised in a process that started in the previous edition held in Morocco.
The host cities are Accra, Kumasi and Cape Coast.