The President of the African Swimming Confederation, Mr. Sam Ramsamy on Monday opened the 14th CANA African Swimming Championship underway at the Bukom International Pool at the Trust Sport Emporium in Accra.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the six-day event, Dr. Ramasamy thanked the Ghana Swimming Association (GSA) for agreeing to host the rest of Africa.
Dr. Ramasamy, who is also vice president of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), says Ghana has good swimmers who need to be watched for the future.
In total, more than 40 African countries and nearly 400 swimmers compete in Ghanaian waters for places at the 2022 FINA Championships.
Ghana is currently a major force to be reckoned with in the West and Central Africa sub-region having placed third overall out of 22 countries at the swimming and open water championships of zone 2 last year.