The Ghana Football Association has offered the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram to the Government of Ghana to use as an isolation centre in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Centre of Excellence, which was built in 2003 to accommodate national football teams, has space to house more than 1000 people. This, in the wisdom of the Executive Council, is the GFA’s contribution to the fight against Covid-19.
The GFA has been running campaigns across platforms to create awareness since the first Covid-19 case was reported in Ghana. The GFA has also suspended all football competitions as a precautionary measure.
When approved, the Centre could serve patients from Greater Accra, Eastern and Volta regions, taking into consideration its strategic location.
Ghana's Covid-19 case count stand at 408 cases with 8 deaths.
Randy Abbey implores gov't to come to the aid of Ghana football
Ghana Football Association Executive Council member Randy Abbey has implored government to come to the aid of Ghana football.
The GFA this week met with the Sports Ministry on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak in the country. According to Randy, talks between the two parties went well.
Speaking in a radio interview, the Kpando Heart of Lions owner said football plays a key role in the economic situation of the country as over 4000 people are being employed through football and is calling on government aid them financially in this trying moments.