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NSA to open up sports facilities to non-contact sports activities

Ghana’s National Sports Authority (NSA) is set to reopen its facilities to the 14 approved sports to resume their respective training sessions.

This was revealed by the NSA Acting Head of Public Relations, Charles Obeng Amofah, in an interview with Class Sports.

“Definitely we are opening up our facilities for all these disciplines to have their training sessions here.”

Mr. Amofah also spoke in particular about which facilities will be available for the 14 approved disciplines.

“Baba Yara is under renovations, Essipong is also under renovations, so for now Accra Sports Stadium will be opened up, Tamale Sports Stadium is also there and then we have Cape Coast.

We have rather smaller facilities where athletics and other disciplines have their training sessions so for now, we are going to open up for these 14 disciplines to have their training”…he further stated.

Following President Nana Akufo-Addo’s directives from yesterday 31st May, 2020, The NSA earlier today released a list of 14 disciplines that can resume their respective training sessions including;

1. Athletics

2. Badminton

3. Table Tennis

4. Tennis

5. Golf

6. Power lifting

7. Weight lifting

8. Cycling

9. Draughts

10. Para Sports (individual non-contact para sports)

11. Rowing and Canoeing

12. Baseball and softball

13. Horse racing

14. Squash

However, all activities with regards to team, contact sports including football, hockey and volley remain suspended till 31st July, 2020.

By Leroy Hawkson | Sport Desk

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