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African Games: More than 6.000 athletes present in Morocco

The 12th African Games are held in Morocco from August 19th to 31st. On the program: 26 sports, 29 disciplines and qualification possibilities for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

This Monday, August 19th will be held in the evening the official opening ceremony. However, some competitions have already started Saturday at the Moulay-Abdallah Sports Palace in Rabat.

Indeed, athletes competing in the discipline of judo have already been highlighted. Algeria won nine medals (2 gold, 2 silver, 5 bronze), and on Sunday, Gabon won two gold medals.

This competition, which involves the participation of 54 African countries, will take place in 17 different categories in which will participate 6,500 athletes, who will play 29 sports categories.

Morocco, as a reminder, had accepted the challenge of this organization after the withdrawal of Equatorial Guinea for lack of financial means.

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