African Sports Confederation of Disabled

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African Paralympic Committee
Formation APC: April 2010[1]
Type Sports federation
Membership
40 National Paralympic Committees
President
Leonel da Rocha Pinto (2010-present)[2]
Website http://www.ascod.org/

The African Paralympic Committee (APC) or the African Sports Confederation of Disabled (ASCOD) is an organization based in Cairo, Egypt. Its African membership is 40 National Paralympic Committees.[3]

Member countries[edit]

In the following table, the year in which the NPC was recognized by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is also given if it is different from the year in which the NPC was created.

Nation Code National Paralympic Committee Created Ref.
 Algeria ALG Algerian National Paralympic Committee [4]
 Angola ANG Comite Paralimpico Angolano [4]
 Benin BEN Federation Handisport du Benin-Comité National Paralympique
 Botswana BOT Paralympic Association of Botswana
 Burkina Faso BUR National Paralympic Committee Burkina Faso
 Burundi BDI Burundi Paralympic Committee
 Cameroon CMR suspended
 Cape Verde CPV Comité Caboverdeano Desp. Para Deficientes
 Central African Republic CAF Comité National Paralympique Centrafricain
 Congo CGO Comité National Paralympique Congolais
 Côte d'Ivoire CIV Fédération Ivoirienne des Sports Paralympiques
 Egypt EGY Egyptian Paralympic Committee
 Ethiopia ETH Ethiopian Paralympic Committee
 Gabon GAB Federation Gabonaise Omnisports pour Paralympique pour Handicapées
 Gambia GAM Gambia Association of the Physically Disabled
 Ghana GHA National Paralympic Committee of Ghana
 Guinea GUI Guinea Paralympic Committee
 Guinea-Bissau GBS Guinea-Bissau Federation of Sports for the Disabled suspended
 Kenya KEN Kenya National Paralympic Committee
 Lesotho LES National Paralympic Committee of Lesotho
 Liberia LBR Liberia National Paralympic Committee
 Libya LBA Libyan Paralympic Committee
 Madagascar MAD Fédération Malagasy Handisport
 Mali MLI National Paralympic Committee of Mali
 Mauritania MTN National Paralympic Committee of Mauritania
 Mauritius MRI Mauritius National Paralympic Committee
 Morocco MAR Royal Moroccan Federation of Sports for Disabled
 Mozambique MOZ Paralympic Committee Mozambique
 Namibia NAM Namibia National Paralympic Committee
 Niger NIG Fédération Nigérienne des Sports Paralympiques
 Nigeria NGR Nigeria Paralympic Committee - suspended
 Rwanda RWA National Paralympic Committee of Rwanda
 Senegal SEN Comité National Provisoire Handisport et Paralympique Sénégalais
 Sierra Leone SLE Sierra Leone Paralympic Committee
 Somalia SOM Somali Paralympic Committee
 South Africa RSA South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
 Sudan SUD Sudan National Paralympic Committee
 Tanzania TAN Tanzania Paralympic Committee
 Togo TOG Federation Togolaise de Sports pour Personnes Handicapees
 Tunisia TUN Tunisian Paralympic Committee 1990
 Uganda UGA Uganda National Paralympic Committee
 Zambia ZAM National Paralympic Committee of Zambia
 Zimbabwe ZIM Zimbabwe National Paralympic Committee

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pan-African and paralympic games top agenda of meeting, portalangop.co.ao, February 8, 2011
  2. ^ Angolan elected new President of ASCOD, insideworldparasport.biz, February 1, 2010
  3. ^ CONSTITUTION, ascod.org
  4. ^ a b National Paralympic Committees - African Region, ascod.org

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