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Double African Youth Athletics Championships will be held in Zambia

In order to host the combined Under 18 and Under 20 athletics championship, the Ministry of Sports and the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Wilson Mulinda.

Zambia is prepared to host the event, according to acting sports minister ELIAS MUBANGA, and the running tracks will be in good condition by the following year.

MUBANGA claims that the government is fully utilizing the occasion to expand sports in the nation and obtain international attention.

MUBANGA stated during the signing ceremony that the ministry will form a regional organizing committee to guarantee the championship’s successful hosting.

Meanwhile, KANGWA CHILESHE, the permanent secretary for sports, revealed that this year, Zambia won 305 medals across several categories.

Furthermore, according to CAA President HAMAD KALKABA MALBOUM, the platform can produce new athletes for Zambia who will compete on a global level.

According to Zambia Athletics President ELIAS MPONDELA, the nation’s success in the African Championships in Mauritius led to the chance to host the historic competition.

The Ministry is positioned itself to showcase creativity and the arts during the Championships, according to Arts Permanent Secretary CHAMA FUMBA.

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