The official sod-cutting for the reconstruction of the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex will be done by the Sports Minister next week.
The Minister confirmed during the meet-the-press interaction on Tuesday afternoon.
With work currently in session at the complex, the Minister will officially cut the sod to signify the official commencement of work to be done at the the edifice.
“Reconstruction of the Azumah Nelson Complex into a multipurpose youth centre has begun in earnest…
“Sod-cutting for the construction of nine additional youth resource centres which include sports facilities for not less than 10 disciplines as well as a youth development centre will begin next week,” the Minister revealed at his Meet-the-Press encounter Tuesday morning.
“From next week, you will see me and my team all over the country to cut sod for these youth centres. Each region will have a multipurpose youth and sports centre. We have the money for it… these are legacy projects Ghanaians will have,” Asiamah added.
Government is reportedly spending as huge as $1.8 million for the reconstruction of the multipurpose arena which will have a FIFA standard football pitch, basketball and handball court.
Work at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex is expected to be completed next year.
By Frank Darkwah