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UAE Ambassador to host special Olympics Ghana ahead of world games


The United Arab Emirates ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency Khalifa Yousif Al Zaafi will host Special Olympics Ghana on Monday 4th March 2019 at his residence ahead of their World Games in Abu Dhabi.

The ceremony which is expected to take place at the residence of the ambassador will see Ghana’s contingent interacting with the high profiled dignitaries before enplaning to the Gulf region for the championship.

Team Ghana will be among the 170 countries expected to compete for laurels in the week long multi-purpose event meant for athletes with intellectual disabilities. The West African country will compete in 7 aside soccer, 5 aside soccer, athletics and dancing competition when the events get underway at the Zayed Sports City Stadium from March 14-21, 2019.

Ghana’s pedigree is unquestionable following their impressive performance in the last edition in Los Angeles with 3 medals after Ghana had presented 4 athletes. The Special Olympics World Games will feature 7,000 athletes in 24 events.

Story: Michael Okuley

Twitter: @MikeOkuley

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