Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST), will be the first University campus to adopt cycling for health, sports and transport model ahead of the African Games to be staged in Ghana in 2023.
According to the Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA) Professor Peter Twumasi, KNUST and all other Universities in the West African Country are expected to be key partners for the 13th African Games, hence there is the need for engagement on possibilities of enhancing sports and health promotions on school campuses.
Prof Peter Twumasi
On Monday January 04, 2021, the NSA boss paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor of KNUST, Professor Rita Dickson, the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Ellis Owusu Dabo and the Registrar Mr Kwesi Boateng to discuss the possibilities of KNUST adopting cycling competition to promote health and sports.
Professor Peter Twumasi after the meeting on his Facebook page revealed, the cycling for health, sports and transport model which will first be adopted by KNUST will have the support of the Dutch government.
Ghana in 2023 will host the 13th edition of the African Games with over 54 countries competing in over 30 sporting disciplines.