The All-Africa Games, a major event in African athletics
Created in 1965 in Brazzaville, the first edition of the African Games replaced the former competition of the Friendship Games. This competition which is recognized by the Olympic Committee is held every 4 years. "The African Games are a multidisciplinary sports competition aimed at promoting high level African sports and encouraging cultural exchanges between AU member states. They are held in accordance with the provisions of the Architecture of Sport in Africa approved by the 5th Ordinary Session of the Conference of Ministers of Sport held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire from 25 to 26 July 2013 and endorsed by the Executive Council Decision. The organization of the All Africa Games is inspired by the Constitutive Act of the African Union and the Statutes of the CSUA."
Rabat 2019, the 12th edition of the All Africa Games:
The 12th edition of the All-Africa Games, was held in Rabat from 19 to 31 August 2019 and took place in several cities of MOROCCO and recorded the participation of 6396 athletes. It was an edition all the more important that for the first time, this edition was qualifying for 17 athletes who saw their qualification confirmed for the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020.
The next African Games will be held in GHANA:
It is indeed in 2023 that the city of Accra, capital of GHANA, will host the next African Games.
The official website of Rabat 2019 with the detailed presentation of the competition and all the results.