The Ghana Athletics Association have recieved Ghc40,000 from the Sports Ministry to support their participation at the ongoing Confederation of Africa Athletics Championship.

The 3-day event happening at the Cape Coast Stadium has nine countries including Host Ghana, Mali, Benin, Cote dvoire, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo and Liberia competing for laurels.

The competition also serves as qualification to the World Athletics U-20 Championship which comes off in Cali, Colombia  on August 2.

Second Vice President of The Ghana Athletics Association, Charles Osei Asibbey revealed to EIB SPORTS eventhough the money recieved fell short of the actual budget presented , his outfit still couldn’t have been more grateful to the ministry

He further underscored the healthy relationship that existed between The GAA, The Ministry and The NSA in ensuring Ghana competes favourably at major competitions.

“Ghana Athletics appreciates the working relationship with the Ministry, particularly the Minister Hon. Ussif Mustapha and the National Sports Authority. We will work to make Athletics better”

The event got underway on Thursday May 19 and is set to end on Saturday May 21 , 2022.