• Short Summary

    SPORTING PERSONALITIES FROM MORE THAN 16 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ASSEMBLED IN LAGOS TODAY (MONDAY) FOR THE OPENING OF THE SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL FOR SPORT IN AFRICA.

  • Description

    SPORTING PERSONALITIES FROM MORE THAN 16 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ASSEMBLED IN LAGOS TODAY (MONDAY) FOR THE OPENING OF THE SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL FOR SPORT IN AFRICA. THEY WILL DISCUSS MATTERS AFFECTING SPORT THROUGHOUT THE CONTINENT.

    THE DELEGATES ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO DISCUSS THE POSSIBILITY OF BOYCOTTING THE OLYMPIC GAMES TO BE HELD IN MEXICO CITY NEXT OCTOBER.

    TODAY'S OPENING SESSION WAS ADDRESSED BY NIGERIA'S HEAD OF STATE, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON.

    THE SUPREME COUNCIL, HEADED BY M. ANDRE HAMBASSA OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE IS MADE UP OF SPORTSMEN WHO HAVE SERVED ON VARIOUS COMMITTEES CONNECTED WITH SPORTS IN THEIR OWN COUNTRIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7XWJII5EZ2MX63J045PSE1100
    Media URN:
    VLVA7XWJII5EZ2MX63J045PSE1100
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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