The event has been scheduled for September 9, 2016 and the much awaited 2016 World League Round 1 will access the level and standard of African Hockey players and their organization.
He said Ghana's male and female national teams are expected to compete and emerge top of the competition in order to qualify for the second round of the World League in February 2017.
Furthermore, for the Ghana team, this tournament is an opportunity to build enough ranking points to enable them qualify for the next Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia, in April 2018.
According to Danny Mensah, the Ghana Hockey Association believes that with dedication from our players and technical team and with support from Corporate Ghana and well-meaning individuals, the tournament will be a success.
“As always, we urge all hockey enthusiasts and supporters, our media partners and the general public to support us organize and deliver a successful tournament” he added.