‘65 athletes for African Games, it’s final’
Published On February 23, 2024 » 679 Views» By Times Reporter » Others, Sports
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•SPORTS Minister Elvis Nkandu (centre) shares a light moment with Zambia Athletics president Elias Mpondela (right) and Sports Permanent Secretary Kangwa Chileshe during the African Games briefing at Government Complex. Picture by JEAN MANDELA

By RONALD CHAWE –
GOVERNMENT has said that 65 athletes will represent Zambia at the forthcoming African Games in Ghana next month.
Sports minister Elvis Nkandu announced this yesterday at a media briefing saying this number was reached at after wide consultations with sports federations.
“The African Games are the highest level of sports competitions in Africa, as such the ministry will not allow ill-trained and under-prepared sports persons or teams to travel and participate in these games as they will fail to compete for medals,” Nkandu said.
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