Samson Deen
Samson Deen

Deen solicits support in Egypt ...For Paralympic Games

Africa Paralympic Committee (AfPC) President, Samson Deen, is on a five-day working visit to Egypt to solicit sponsorship for the upcoming Africa Paralympic Games to be hosted in Ghana.


The trip is also to brief them on Ghana's preparations towards hosting the maiden edition of the Games scheduled for September 2023.

He was received by Egypt's Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr Ashraf Sobhy, Dr Hossam Mustafa, President of the Egyptian Paralympic Committee, and his Vice President, Dr Hayat Khattab.

Deen explained that, "The agenda for the meeting centred on Ghana's preparations to host the maiden edition of the African Paralympic Games.

"The meeting also touched on the schemes to facilitate several sports interest discussions with Egypt and to encourage sponsors for the Games."

The AfPC President expressed his sincere appreciation to Egypt for supporting people of determination and special abilities and for the excellence of Egypt's Paralympic champions in various competitions,

He praised the North African's role in supporting Ghana in hosting the African Paralympic Games.

Dr Ashraf Sobhy who welcomed the AfPC president to Cairo, briefed him about the history between Ghana and Egypt from the days of the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah.

Dr Sobhy confirmed Egypt would participate in the African Paralympic Games in Accra and took the opportunity to explain his excellent relationship with his Ghanaian counterpart Hon. Mustapha Ussif.

Dr Mustafa lauded the African Paralympic Committee bigwig for his visit to the transcontinental country. 

He took the opportunity to assure the AfPC of Egypt's interest in working to implement key movement strategies within the framework of the fruitful cooperation between the Egyptian Paralympic Committee and the African Paralympic Committee.

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