A statement signed by Patrick Anyidoho-Coffie, General Secretary of GKA,noted that the championship will assembly over 200 karatekas across the nation and serve as a platform for selecting the best karatekas into the national team.
The championship which is under the sponsorship of Japan Embassy in Ghana, is aimed at honouring the Japan Ambassador. It also forms part of activities marking the Japan Culture Week Celebrations as well as strengthening the relationship between Ghana and Japan.
Karatekas will after the first day of the competition join the Japanese community at Mensvic Hotel, to engage in karate demonstration.
The championship will be attended by His Excellency Kaoru Yoshimura, Japan Ambassador to Ghana and Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Joseph Kpenge.