Ghana is in high gears to host the first African Paralympic games by September this year.
The 2023 African Paralympic games are scheduled to take place in Accra between the 3rd to the 12th of September, 2023.
The Maiden edition would feature eight Para Sporting disciplines , like Para Athletics, Para Powerlifting, Para Taekwondo, Wheelchair Tennis , Wheelchair Basketball, Goalball, Sitting Volleyball and Blind Football, but the Wheelchair basketball Competition will be the 2023 African Championships.
In response to the games, the National Paralympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NPC-SLE) is in preparation for the said games , with athlete engagement among other things.
In form Para Powerlifter, Arold Sheka Kamara has told this medium of his steadfast enthusiasm to make Sierra Leone proud by bagging accolades that befit the preparedness of team Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone's Decorated Paralympian George Wyndham is super ready to raise the bar in Tennis wheelchair come September.
According to the President of the National Paralympic Committee of Sierra Leone, Unisa Deen Kargbo , 25 Para athletes are in training and ready for the Ghana games, and commended the Ministry of Sports and the National Sports Authority for pledging Commitment to fully support the team.