ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage



Home » News » Sports

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:44 - Updated Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:44

Multi-sports: Over 1000 athletes expected to participate in SADC police games

Luanda - Over a thousand athletes in representation of fifteen states will be attending the 10th edition of the Southern Africa Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (SARPCCO) Games, set to happen August 3-15, in the Angolan capital, ANGOP has learnt.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send


To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

SADC countries' flags

Photo: Alberto Juliao

Speaking to ANGOP, on the fringes of the ceremony that served to present the event, the organisers’ official in charge of the technical issues sub-commission, Belmiro Carmelino, explained that the event will happen in different sports, such as football, volleyball, chess, netball and athletics.

He informed that the Angolan delegation intends to improve the sixth position achieved in the last event, held in eSwatini (former Swaziland), where Angola conquered 19 medals (12 gold, four silver and three bronze).  

ANGOP has learnt that different venues will host the competitions, such as Coqueiros stadium, Interclube Club’s stadium and 28 de Fevereiro pavilion, among others.

The last games, held in eSwatini, were won by Zimbabwe.

Tags Football  

Read also
  • 09/07/2019 18:50:44

    FAF regrets death of former soccer player

    Luanda - The Angolan Football Federation (FAF) board of directors and the workers' group are expressing their feeling of sorrow for the passed away of former footballer, João dos Santos de Almeida "Chinho", murdered Monday in Luanda.

  • 09/07/2019 09:49:51

    Former footballer Chinho killed

    Luanda - The former Angolan footballer João dos Santos de Almeida "Chinho" was found dead inside his car last Monday morning, in Luanda, victim of several gun shots.

  • 04/07/2019 13:13:29

    CAN2019: Angola football team return home

    Ismailia - Angola senior men’s football team are expected to arrive this Thursday afternoon in Luanda, after being ousted in the first stage of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN2019) taking place in Egypt.