Accra is set to host the 2024 Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region || Athletics Championship from June 4 to 5 at the University of Ghana Sports Stadium.

The two-day event, showcasing thrilling moments and impressive performances, will also serve as a qualifier for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Athletes from Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Gambia, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Sierra Leone have confirmed their participation, eager to win the coveted title.

Dr Kwame Baah Nuakoh, Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) speaking ahead of the competition said it was an honour for Ghana to be selected to host the event, just after hosting the 13th African Games.

He said the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) was putting in much effort to organize one of the most successful championships the sub-region had witnessed in many years.

“We are proud to host this prestigious event and showcase the best of Ghanaian hospitality. Our team has worked tirelessly to create an unforgettable experience, and we can’t wait to witness the region’s best athletes in action,” he said.

The championship will feature a variety of exciting events, including sprint and distance races, hurdles and relays, jumps and throws, and impressive performances from Olympic and World Championship medalists.

Source: Ghana/ Kobby Quarshie