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The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has been assured by OlympAfrica International Foundation of their support.

According to the executive director of the foundation, Alassane Theirno Diack his office will work closely with the GOC ensure that Ghana’s OlympAfrica project becomes a reality.

Diack gave this assurance when he paid a day’s visit to Ghana to inspect the OlympAfrica project site at Amasaman Wednesday.

His visit formed part of efforts been made by the President of the GOC, Ben Nunoo Mensah to revive the Amasaman project after it was abandoned about five years ago.

The Executive Director explained that the project was abandoned because most of their recommendations were not met especially with the walling and that resulted in the withdrawal the funding of the project.

Diack however cautioned the board that any form of financial misappropriation on the project will result to the project been cancelled and accounts frozen.

Nunoo Mensah again noted that as a matter of urgency, he has been directed by the President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), General Lassanne Palenfoto transfer the name of the project site from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to the Ghana Olympic Committee.

The OlympAfrica project was launched in 1988 on the initiative of the IOC President.