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Media accreditation for 2nd African Youth Games 2014

The media accreditation process is now open for the 2nd African Youth Games to be held from 22-31 May 2014, in Gaborone, Botswana.

The African Youth Games is a continental multi-sport event held every four years to prepare African athletes for the Youth Olympic Games. The inaugural Games were hosted by Rabat, Morocco and the second edition will be in Gaborone, Botswana, encompassing 21 sports, 2500 athletes and 1000 officials.

This edition of the Games will, for some sports and some countries, serve as a continental qualifier for the Youth Olympic Games to be held in Nanjing in August 2014.

To all the media interested in covering these games, kindly find attached the relevant application form.

Please fill it in and attach a clear copy of your passport and I.D document together with one high-resolution electronic colour passport sized picture with the attached specifications.

Please submit all required documents via email to: [email protected]

The CLOSING date for all applications is 26 FEBRUARY 2014.


  1. Samson Ateka

    February 27, 2014 at 6:21 pm

    Keep us posted with real time updates during the games

  2. Lungi

    March 18, 2014 at 8:06 am

    Is South Africa sending a basketball team ?

    • Mark Etheridge

      March 19, 2014 at 8:44 am

      Will find out and get back to you ASAP?

    • Mark Etheridge

      March 19, 2014 at 11:19 am

      Hi there, I can inform you that SA will not be sending a basketball team to the Youth Games. Thanx for your interest.

  3. Charlene

    May 7, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    When will we know which athletes will be going

    • Mark Etheridge

      May 9, 2014 at 5:55 am

      Hi there Charlene .. the team is up on the SASCOC and Road to Rio sites as we speak. Hope it’s good news for you! Kind regards. Mark Etheridge

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