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UPDATE: Renovations ongoing at the Achimota Oval

The Ghana Cricket Association (GCA) revealed on 20th August 2020 that renovations were ongoing at the Achimota Oval with work beginning on the facilities cricket practice nets.

They revealed this on their official twitter handle saying “Works to renovate the Cricket Practice Nets have begun at the Achimota Oval.”Renovations

We spoke to Acting Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the GCA, Eugene King, who revealed that the GCA is taking advantage of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to fix up a number of facilities “It’s part of our programme line-up for the year and due to the COVID-19 we’ve decided we prefer to take advantage of the situation to renovate all these facilities so that when the season fully opens training will resume in a much better atmosphere and environment”

King also revealed that the association will not only be focusing on the Achimota Oval but will also be having renovations at other venues as well “It’s not only the Achimota Cricket Oval we also plan renovating that of the Obuasi Cricket Oval. We intend building others [cricket ovals] in the country. So it is not restricted to only the Achimota Cricket Oval.

Here are photos of the ongoing renovations at the Achimota Oval;


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by Leroy Hawkson|

Hi, I am Leroy Hawkson, an up and coming sports journalist with over 4 years of experience in media working for the likes of University of Ghana-based Radio Univers (where I served as the Head of Production and Host of the station's sports show "Sports Express"), the National Media Commission (NMC) and ClassFM. I am also a writer and researcher for GTV Sports+ show "Beyond the Pitch," producer of popular Ghana Facebook Live boxing show "KBOXtv Live" and Head of Sports of Talks Africa Media. I am is passionate about the lesser-known or less financed sports in Ghana and would love to show Ghanaians the beauty of these sports to help develop them into powerhouses in the country and the world.

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