President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that government will construct one hundred new artificial pitches across the country, before the end of the year.

Akufo-Addo disclosed this during the official commissioning of the newly constructed Borteyman Sports Complex.

”Our government has show its commitment to sports development by investing significantly in the area of infrastructure. When came into office, there were only three astro-turfs or artificial pitches in the country.”

”We have constructed over 150 artificial pitches to change the status quo. I am happy to announce that this will not be the end. We will construct 100 more of such pitches to enhance the existing infrastructure” President Akufo-Addo said.

President Akufo-Addo also charged the Sports Ministry to ensure Ghana raises the bar as far as hosting the continent’s biggest multi-sports event is concerned.

”I admonish the Sports Minister and the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the LOC to go all out and organize the best African Games in history” he said.

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