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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 to 23rd March, 2024.

There will be 30 sports on offer at the games.

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

Eight (8) of the sporting events will serve as qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

They are wrestling, tennis, cycling, athletics, swimming, badminton, table tennis, and triathlon.

Swimming will take place at the Borteyman Sports Complex

Seven (7) disciplines will be demonstration sports, namely; pickleball, sambo, E-sports, mixed martial arts, scrabble, and speedball.

DDM understands that the competition will take place in ten (10) different venues across Accra and Cape Coast.

See the full list of venues and events:

*Badminton – Multipurpose Hall

*Indoor Volleyball – Multi-purpose Hall

*Handball – Dome

*Table Tennis – Dome

*Triathlon – Aquatic Centre

*Tennis Tennis – Sports Complex

*Swimming – Aquatic Centre

*3×3 Basketball – Outdoor Court

*Athletics – Legon Stadium

*Men’s Football – Legon Stadium

*Rugby – Rugby Stadium

*Weightlifting – GCB Hall

*Speedball – GCB Hall

*Pickle ball – Netball Court

*Arm Wrestling – Cedi Conference Centre

*Karate – Do Ga Mashie Hall

*Boxing – Main Arena

*Mixed Martial Arts – Ga Mashie Hall

*Judo – Ga Mashie Hall

*Taekwondo – Ga Mashie Hall

*Scrabble – Alisa Hotel

*Chess – Alisa Hotel

*Wrestling – Hana Hathramani Hall

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*Sambo – Hana Hathramani Hall

*Men’s Football – Main football field

*Cycling – Ablekuma-Pokuase Highway

*Field Hockey – Theodosia Okoh Stadium

*Beach Volleyball -Laboma Beach Volleyball Court.

*Women’s Football Cape Coast Sports Stadium.


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