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Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:10 - Updated Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:09

Amputee Nations Cup Budget re-adjusted

Luanda - African Paralympics Committee (APC) has announced plan to readjust to 30 percent the budget for the 5th Edition of Cup of the African Nations for Amputee Football (CANAF).

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Leonel da Rocha Pinto - APC president

Photo: Henri Celso

Initially estimated at AKz 103 million (286, 000 Euros), the amount will be re-adjusted to Akz 133.9 million (369,000 Euro), said its president, the Angolan Leonel da Roche Pinto.

He was speaking to the press at the end of an audience granted Monday in Luanda by Minister of Youth and Sports, Ana Paula do Sacramento Neto.

Leonel Pinto explained that the budget review of the competition results from the constant variation of prices of products in the domestic market.

He said that the competition, running from 30 September - 14 October this year, in coastal Benguela province, will oblige the adaptation of sports and hotel facilities to the special conditions of the athletes.

The competition will feature Angola (hosts), Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea Bissau, Togo, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Morocco, Tanzania, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon and Kenya.

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