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    GHANA'S COMMISSIONER FOR CULTURAL AFFAIRS, MR. A.K. DEKU - WHO ALSO HAS RESPONSIBILITY FOR SPORT?

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    GHANA'S COMMISSIONER FOR CULTURAL AFFAIRS, MR. A.K. DEKU - WHO ALSO HAS RESPONSIBILITY FOR SPORT - SPOKE ON THURSDAY ABOUT THE FUTURE OF GHANAIAN SPORT. LANDING AT ACCRA AIRPORT AFTER A TOUR OF EUROPE, MR. DEKU SAID THAT A NEW PHASE OF GHANA'S SPORTS DEVELOPMENT WAS DUE TO BEGIN AND HE HAD DISCUSSED WITH EUROPEAN SPORTING ORGANISATIONS WAYS IN WHICH THIS COULD BE ACHIEVED.

    MR. DEKU SAID THAT NO GHANAIAN COULD BE HAPPY WITH THE PRESENT STATE OF GHANAIAN SPORT. HE SAID THAT IMAGINATION, STRATEGY AND BOLDNESS WAS NEEDED TO RE-ORGANISE FOR THE FUTURE.

    HE REVEALED THAT WHILE IN LONDON AND BONN, HE HAD DISCUSSED WITH LANDING SPORTING FIGURES THE POSSIBILITY OF RECRUITING FIRST-CLASS SOCCER COACHES.

    BUT HE APPEALED TO THE GHANAIANS TO GIVE GENEROUSLY TOWARDS GHANA'S OLYMPIC APPEAL FUND TO MAKE BETTER PROVISION FOR ATHLETES WHO WILL GO TO TAKE PART IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN MEXICO.

    ON HIS RETURN, MR. DEKU WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL LINEATION COUNCIL, MR. J.F.K. HARLLEY, AND BY THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE (ADMINISTRATION) MR. J.E. NUNOO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6W03BI5TYLT0HFKJNL4KU2W9Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA6W03BI5TYLT0HFKJNL4KU2W9Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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