Egypt to assist Ghanaian fans ahead of 2019 AFCON Tournament

H.E Emad Magdy Hanna with Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Kwame Asiamah
H.E Emad Magdy Hanna with Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Kwame Asiamah

The Egyptian Embassy has announced its intention to collaborate with Egypt Air to give Ghanaian sporting public a “comprehensive package” which includes ticketing, internal flights and accommodation to enable them to travel for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament scheduled in Egypt from June 21st to July 19th this year.

This was made known by the Ambassador H.E Emad Magdy Hanna when the Youth and Sports Minister, Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah (MP) paid a reciprocal visit today at his residency.

The Ambassador stated that the decision is the Embassy’s way of ensuring that Ghanaian football fans get the opportunity to travel and support the Black Stars in Egypt.

The Ambassador further assured the sector Minister of the Embassy’s readiness to support the Ministry to develop and promote sports and further enhance other socio-economic activities between the two countries.

H.E. Hanna also acknowledged and commended the Youth and Sports Minister for his diligent approach in empowering the youth through the National Youth Authority (NYA) as well as his zeal towards the development of sports infrastructure in the country.

On his part, Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah expressed his gratitude to the Ambassador for his commitment in ensuring smooth facilitation for Ghanaians to travel and participate in the upcoming tournament.

The Minister said Government will not renege on its commitment to develop and promote youth and sports activities in the country.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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