The Ghana Football Association (GFA), on Friday, December 04, 2020 received a cheque of One Million Ghana cedis (GHc1,000,000) from the government of Ghana for onward distribution to Premier League Clubs.
According to Government, this is part of their support mechanism to the clubs to offset some of their expenses in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The presentation was done by officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports led Mr. Harrison Sasu, Director of Finance and Administration.
Others included Mr. Emmanuel Oteng, Chief Accountant, Mr. Ahmed Osman, Communications and Mr. Kenneth Annang, Public Relations Officer. Speaking on behalf of the Ministry and Government of Ghana, Mr. Ahmad Osman, said the donation is to support the clubs in this challenging period of COVID-19.
President of the GFA, Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku expressed his gratitude to the Government and the Ministry of Youth and Sports for their continued support to football in the country.
GFA General Secretary, Prosper Harrison Addo (ESQ), who received the cheque on behalf of the Association added his voice by showing appreciation to the Government.
Each Premier League club is expected to receive an amount of Fifty Thousand Ghana cedis.
In attendance were Executive Council Members, Madam Habiba Atta Forson, Mr. Samuel Anim Addo, Alhaji Salifu Zida, Frederick Acheampong and Kingsley Osei Bonsu.
Others included Greater Accra Regional Football Association Chairman, Samuel Aboabire and Henry Asante Twum, Director of Communications.