11 Sub-Saharan African Countries to Participate in 2019 World Games

Special Olympics leaders and representatives in a group photo in Africa. A Unified Sports banners is in the background, a country flag is in the foreground.

The Local Organizing Committee of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 has announced the 11 Sub-Saharan African nations participating in the World Games held on 14-19 March 2019. A workshop to educate the new member nations on the Games’ values of inclusion and tolerance took place in Nairobi, Kenya. The Games will be the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world with more than 7,500 athletes and 3,000 coaches from more than 176 nations.

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