The Minister of Youth and Sports and President in Office of the African Union Sports Region 2 Barrister Solomon Dalung has called on member Nations of Region 2 to support two of its members Senegal and Ghana who have been given rights to host the Youth Olympic Games in 2022 and the African games in 2023.
Barrister Dalung made the call in his welcome remarks at the opening of the 2nd Session of the AUSC Region 2 Ministers meeting held in Abuja.
He said that the success of the two AUSC Region 2 nations in hosting the two big events will be a collective success of not only Africa but the region.
“Let me congratulate Senegal for winning the bid to host to World Youth Games in 2022 and Ghana for winning the bid for the African Games in 2023.
“These are great achievements. Senegal will be hosting the world and so by extension, the African Union Sports Council Region 2 will be hosting the world. As Africans, we are our brother’s keeper therefore, it is the responsibility of AUSC Region…
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