The 10th All-Africa Games
will take place on September 3–18, 2011 in Maputo
. Maputo's hosting will mark only the third time the Games will be held in the southern part of the continent.
In April 2005, Lusaka
was named the host of the 10th Games by the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa at a meeting in Algeria. but reportedly withdrew its bid.
In December 2008, the Zambian government withdrew its offer to host the 2011 Games, due to a lack of funds.
In April 2009, Mozambique stepped in to take on hosting duties., by Eric Odanga, Daily Nation
; published 2009-04-12, retrieved 2010-12-21.
The Maputo 2011 All Africa Games will feature 23 sports, 2 of which will also feature disabled events (athletics and swimming). While most venues will be located in and around Maputo, the Canoeing and Rowing venue will be Chidenguella Lagoon, 275 km north of the... Read More