2012 ECOWAS Games

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II All-Africa Games
Host city Accra, Ghana
Nations participating 15
Events 5 sports
Opening ceremony 16 June 2012
Closing ceremony 22 June 2012
Officially opened by John Mahama
Main venue Accra Sports Stadium
Website www.ecowasgames.moys.goc.gh

The 2012 ECOWAS Games was the second biennial regional sports meeting of the Economic Community of West African States.[1] The event was held in Accra, Ghana from the 16th of June to the 22nd of June 2012. Ghana's sports team won the most medals at the event. The 5 sports that featured in the 2012 games were athletics, wrestling, handball, volleyball and boxing. The first edition of the event was held in Nigeria in 2010.[2] The games were sponsored by Rlg Communications, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Ghana Oil Company, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Ghallywood and Zoomlion.[3]

Participating nations[edit]

Sports[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Key
  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Ghana 17 11 9 37
2  Nigeria 13 16 6 35
3  Senegal 4 1 2 7
4  Niger 2 2 3 7
5  Ivory Coast 2 0 0 2
6  Benin 1 0 2 3
7  Togo 1 0 0 1
8  Burkina Faso 0 3 3 6
9  Liberia 0 1 0 1
10  Mali 0 0 5 5
11  Sierra Leone 0 0 2 2
12  Guinea 0 0 0 0
13  Gambia 0 0 0 0
14  Guinea-Bissau 0 0 0 0
15  Cape Verde 0 0 0 0

Calendar[edit]

The schedule of the games was as follows. The calendar is to be completed with event finals information.[4][5]

 OC  Opening ceremony  ●   Event competitions   Event finals  CC  Closing ceremony
September 2nd
Sat
3rd
Sun
4th
Mon
5th
Tue
6th
Wed
Ceremonies  OC   CC 
Athletics  ●    ●    ●  
Boxing  
Handball  
volleyball  
Wrestling  

Venues[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ECOWAS Youth and Sports Development Centre Solicits Media Support". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ivory Coast To Host 2014 ECOWAS Games". Channels Television. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "ECOWAS Games 2012: Games opens on impressive note". www.moys.gov.gh. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  4. ^ (Portuguese) 2011 All-Africa Games Program
  5. ^ General Schedule"