Following widespread reports of 17 “missing” people since the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham commenced and ended, nine of the reported “missing” folks have been found.
However, according to BirminghamMail the whereabouts of eight people including a Ghanaian Delegate are yet to be accounted for.
A Police Force Spokesperson stated, “We’ve received a total of 17 missing people reports from visiting Commonwealth Games delegations-13 Competitors and four other delegation members. Of those, nine have since been found and eight remain outstanding”.
Pakistani Boxers Suleman Baloch and Nazeer Ullah Khan and five members of the Sri Lankan contingent are still missing.
Athletes from fellow African nations Botswana and Cameroon respectively reported missing have been found since the news broke.
Ghana’s contingent to the recently ended Commonwealth Games arrived in the West African nation’s capital, Accra on Wednesday, August 10.
Team Ghana won five medals at the Games winning three medals in boxing; the medal count is Ghana’s highest since the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.