Over 300 Track & Field athletes will converge at the Koforidua Secondary Technical School in the Eastern Region on Saturday, March 26, 2022, for the Ghana Athletics Zonal Championship, Circuit III.
The athletes drawn from Eastern, Volta and Oti Regions are expected to have a taste of top-level athletics competition ahead of the National Championship later in May.
The Athletics Circuit concept was put together by Ghana Athletics Association to have the entire nation experience track & field events ahead of the African Games as well as afford hidden talents the opportunity to compete and be competition ready.
Circuit I for the Northern belt was hosted by Tamale in February where athletes from the Northern, Upper East, Upper West and Savannah regions converged. Sunyani hosted the Ghana Athletics Circuit II for Ahafo, Bono East and Bono Region on the weekend of March 5, 2022.
Open to athletes outside the Zone, the Circuit III at Kofodua Sec. Tech. on Saturday starts at 8 am and all athletic events will be competed for as Ghana seeks talents to complement the efforts of national stars such as Benjamin Azamati, Joe Paul Amoah and Deborah Acquah.
After Saturday’s event in Koforidua, Cape Coast will host the Circuit IV for the Coastal areas that will see athletes from Accra, Central, Western and Western North compete before the Zonal and National Championship later in the year.