King Promise and Shatta Wale will perform during the 2023 African Games opening ceremony

A stellar lineup of musicians, including Ghanaian performers Shatta Wale and King Promise, will take the stage for the 2023 African Games opening ceremony.

The opening ceremony of the 13th African Games, known as Accra 2023, will take place on Friday, March 8, 2024, however, the competition has already begun in Ghana.

The recently renovated University of Ghana Stadium will host a vibrant event, and there will be some fun activities planned.

Legends of Highlife music like as Ebo Taylor and Pat Thomas are also scheduled to perform, in addition to Kamo Mphela of South Africa.

Meanwhile, Ghana’s Ministry for Youth and Sports has revealed the official prices of tickets for the 2023 African Games.

Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif explained at a press briefing on Monday, February 4, 2024, that the ticket prices range from GHc50 to GHc500.

According to him, patrons might even pay more if they want to occupy the VVIP section to watch the various sporting disciplines.

The 13th Africa Games will be hosted in Ghana from March 8 to March 23, with disciplines such as football, table tennis, handball, tennis, volleyball, swimming, badminton and the triathlon on the roster.

“For your information, the ticketing ranges from GHc50 to GHc500 and even sometimes maybe GHc1,000,” the Sports Minister said.

“But it will depend… If you want to buy a ticket and sit in the VVIP to watch table tennis, then you should be ready to pay more.”

He added: “If you want to buy a ticket and sit at the wings, it has its own price. So it all depends on where you want to sit.

“The tickets start from as low as GHc50 and some of the events will even be free, but you’ll still need a complimentary ticket to go and watch. This is because we want to control how many people are coming.”

Also, fans who want to purchase tickets for the 2023 Africa Games can do so via the official website or through the short code *713*23#.

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