The Ghana government has cleared the Premier League and Division One League to start competitive action from October 30, 2020.
However, only 25% of supporters will be allowed into every stadium under strict Covid-19 protocols.
All Football related activities has been halted since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed more than 200 lives nationwide.
The 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season was cancelled as a result. Following the easing of the restrictions on contact sports including football, clubs can now start their preseason preparations with the Ghana Premier League set to kickoff on October 30.
”Our national teams in international competitions. Indeed, some national teams have already been given the dispensation to begin training, ahead of their international engagements. All sports people, who are camped, are to be tested regularly,” President Nana Addo said in his address to the nation on Sunday, 20 September 2020.
”With respect to football, after due consultations with the Ghana Football Association, it has been decided that the Ghana Premier League and the Division One Football League will restart on Friday, 30th October, with a full regime of testing of the players, technical and management staff.
”No spectators will be allowed at the training centres, and, when actual competition resumes, seating at all stadia will be limited to twenty-five percent (25%) capacity to ensure social distancing.
”Wearing of masks by spectators at stadia will be mandatory. The restart of all other sporting competitions will be determined on a case-by-case basis, pending consultations between the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the respective sport associations,” he added.