AWCON venues near completion

Renovation works at the Accra and Cape Coast Sports Stadium, are almost complete ahead of the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON), as contractors put in minor touches ahead of an inspection team from the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

The playing pitches at the Accra Sports Stadium and Cape Coast Sports Stadium are 86 per cent and 99 per cent complete respectively, according to information gathered by GNA Sports.

According to reports, top dressing, fertilising, rolling and spraying against buds are ongoing at the Accra Sports Stadium, which are the final stages of the pitch.

Reliable information available to the GNA Sports reveals that, the floodlights at the Accra Sports Stadium are also ready for the event, as workers are currently changing bulbs to complete the process.

In addition, re-painting of chairs at the Accra Sports Stadium is 64 per cent complete, with internet connection, accreditation centre, mixed zone, media centre to be ready in due time for the competition.

All the four dressing rooms at the capital city are 96 per cent complete, according to the report.

The Cape Coast Stadium is almost 100 per cent complete, with all dressing rooms fit for purpose.

Scoreboards at both Accra and Cape Coast are 70 per cent and 100 per cent completed respectively, at both hosting cities, with standby generators at both stadia ready for the eight-nation tournament, which is expected to end on December 1, 2018, in Accra. –GNA

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