GHANA'S JACKSON RECEIVES KAZAN SCHOLARSHIP

Ghana Swimming Association today officially announced that Ghanaian swimmer Abeiku Jackson has received a 1 year scholarship to the FINA Development Centre Kazan in Kazan-Russia at a conference held at Accra Sport Stadium media center. In attendance at the press conference was Mr Ben Nunoo-Mensah (President of Ghana Olympic Committee), Theophilus Wilson Edzie (GSA President) , Farida A. Iddriss (GSA Treasurer) and CANA Bureau Member, Charles Mensah (TD GSA), Abbiw jackson (National Coach GSA) and Seth Nti (Sport Development Officer... Read More

SUDANESE SUPERSTAR SWIMMER SETS HIS EYES ON TOKYO

Sudanese swimmer Yousif Ibrahim has made it clear, he is gunning for the Tokyo Olympic Games, after setting a national record in the 100m freestyle, in 2018 at the 14th edition of the FINA World Short Course Championships held in Hangzhou, China. The swimmer went on to post an image on the socials, with the caption stating "Happy to have finished the season with a New national record (100free). Enjoying the journey as it comes! #tokyo2020" Since then, Yousif has kept up with training and progression is evident as he claims victo... Read More

INDIA & SOUTH AFRICA PARTNER ON SWIMMING & WATER POLO

Johannesburg, Thursday, 21st January 2021 – The Indian and South African Swimming Federations today signed a milestone partnership agreement to further jointly develop swimming and water polo in their countries. The agreement will see South African and Indian teams participate in competitions against each other. In addition, a key part of the agreement will see the Indian team participate in joint training camps in South Africa with the South African national team. The agreement builds on the informal arrangements that have existed bet... Read More

CANA NOMINATES 1st AFRICAN WOMAN FOR FINA BUREAU

The newly elected CANA Bureau held its first meeting on Saturday 19 December 2020. The Bureau members considered a number of items in preparation for 2021. President Sam Ramsamy proposed that the CANA representation to FINA should represent all the Zones of CANA. The Bureau unanimously accepted the following nominations for the FINA General Congress scheduled for 5th June 2021 in Doha, Qatar: FINA Vice President: Dr Sam Ramsamy (South Africa) FINA Bureau Member: Dr Mohamed Diop (Senegal) FINA Bureau Member: Dr Donald Rukare (Uganda) FI... Read More

CANA GIVES UNANIMOUS SUPPORT TO HUSAIN AL MUSALLAM FOR FINA PRESIDENCY

Delegates from over 40 countries gathered today (12 December 2020) for the virtual General Congress of the African Swimming Confederation (CANA). The Congress originally scheduled for April 2020 in Durban, South Africa had to be postponed due the global COVID pandemic. The Congress was held on the 50th anniversary of CANA, which was formed in Cairo, Egypt in November 1970. The Congress reviewed its activities over the last four years and acknowledged the rapid growth on the African continent at both the Continental and Regional Championships... Read More