The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Athletics Team participated in the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) organised Commonwealth Games qualifications at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Saturday 14 May 2022. The event was aimed at assessing and selecting outstanding athletes for the upcoming Commonwealth Games which is scheduled for July and August 2022 at Birmingham, England.
Participants were drawn from the GAF Athletics Team, Athletics Teams from other Security Services and Universities amongst others.
Speaking to AFNews, the Director Training at the General Headquarters Colonel Richard Akoto was convinced that the athletes who have secured a place for the Commonwealth Games will excel. He urged the athletes to work as a team and lift the flag of Ghana high while adding that the Military High Command was ready to assist the team where need be.