‘Beach Soccer clubs not included in any football stimulus package’- Ampofo Ankrah

The Chairman of the Ghana FA Beach Soccer Committee has debunked reports that beach soccer clubs have been promised a financial package from the GFA. This follows the earlier disclosure by GFA President Kurt Okraku that FIFA will give every member association financial support dubbed “Emergency Fund” in the coming days. Further, according to Mr Okraku, the moment the funds arrive, football clubs in Ghana will receive what they deserve. “There is a FIFA emergency fund that will be released to us and when it comes we will share it…

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COVID-19: PFAG and Ghana Beach Soccer Committee to activate COVID-19 response action

The Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG) is set to roll out an action plan to support the government’s ongoing efforts in the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic. The Deputy General Secretary of the PFAG, Mr Solomon Torson who has been leading a series of meetings with members, is confident that effective action would be executed in all affected regions. In addition, according to the Administrative Secretary of the Ghana Beach Soccer Committee, the PFAG will be supported in their campaign by all registered Beach Soccer clubs in the…

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GFA hopeful of government support for football after fruitful meeting with Sports Minister on Covid-19 crisis

The communications director of the Ghana Football Association Henry Asante Twin says the meeting between the GFA and the Sports Ministry on why the former should be considered as part of government’s coronavirus stimulus package has gotten off to a good start. The Ghana Premier League and other football leagues like all other industries affected by the Covid-19 pandemic are losing money due to a pause in activities hence the request for a relief package. The meeting which took place earlier this week was attended by the Ghana FA president…

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‘Government Covid-19 money for players and not club chairmen’ – GHALCA Chief Fianoo

Chairman of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), Kudjoe Fianoo says their bid to secure financial support from government amid the Covid-19 crisis is mainly to help local based footballers survive. The Ghana FA and GHALCA met the sports Minister Isaac Asiamah earlier this week to deliberate on how the government can commit a portion of the Covid-19 fund to support the country’s football industry. With football activities on hold due to the pandemic, clubs are already beginning to suffer financial paralysis hence the need for more support in these…

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‘Don’t force salary cuts on Ghanaian players’- PFAG warns

Board member of the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG), Augustine Arhinful says the body is against the implementation of player salary cuts by local clubs. The initiative is being practiced across board by European football clubs in a bid to cut down expenses and avert any financial crisis amid the Corona Virus outbreak. The CoronaVirus pandemic has brought almost all sporting activities to a standstill with experts fearing the situation could have dire consequences on the global sporting economy. Clubs like Barcelona, Juventus among others have all introduced player…

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GFA boss Kurt Okraku solidarizes with clubs, players and stakeholders in wake of Covid-19 outbreak

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku has penned a heart warming message to express solidarity to all stakeholders affected as a result the novel Coronavirus outbreak in the country. Ghana have so far recorded 193 positive COVID-19 cases with 5 confirmed deaths. To help curb the spread the government of Ghana has implemented certain measures. All social and public gatherings have been banned, while social distancing has been encouraged. In effect all football activities have been suspended leaving clubs in dire circumstances. Areas like Great Accra and Greater…

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Herbert Mensah is my role model – Abdul Hayye Yartey

The founder and bankroller of Kasoa based Cheetah FC and president of the Ghana Bodybuilding Association Mr. Abdul Hayye Yartey has described Mr. Herbert Kwabena Amponsah Mensah, former CEO of kumasi Asante Kotoko as as his role model and mentor. Mr Mensah, who is currently the president for the Ghana Rugby Football Union, was the CEO of Kotoko between 1999 and 2002. Herbert Mensah was the CEO of Kotoko between 1999 and 2002. After more than a decade of leaving the football sector, Mr Yartey still holds allegiance to the…

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Beach Soccer: Cheetah Boss Introduces Beach Soccer Team

The Chairman Of Cheetah Football Club Mr. Abdul Hayye Yartey has introduced Beach soccer team to nurture talents across the coastal belts. Chairman Yartey as he is affectionately called known for his transformational skills with the Ghana Bodybuilding federation and hoping to do same with the newly Cheetah Beach soccer Club. Cheetah Beach soccer club held a justify at the laboma beach resort in Accra on the 1st February,2020. This exercise brought beach soccer players from the volta, Western, central and Greater Accra Region to show class for selection into…

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Volta RFA Chairman rallies support for Heart of Lions and Agbozume Weavers to make Ghana Premier League

Volta Regional Football Association Chairman Daniel Agbogah has paid a courtesy call on locals to rally their support to the Division One clubs from the Region in the ongoing Ghana Division One League. Kpando Heart of Lions and Agbozume Weavers are the two clubs representing the region in this year’s division one league. Mr. Agbogah is therefore urging all the football followers from the region and other stakeholders to support Agbozume Weavers and Kpando Hearts Of Lions to book a ticket and join the Premier Division next season. In an…

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Ghana Beach Soccer: Kurt Okraku and Ampofo Ankrah to work in the best interest of all stakeholders

The Chairman of the Ghana FA Beach Soccer Committee has reaffirmed his support for the GFA led by President Kurt Okraku following consultations with key Beach Soccer stakeholders in Accra. Yaw Ampofo Ankrah made the pronouncement after beach soccer club owners, officials and other stakeholders cried foul at the composition of a Management Committee they felt did not fully represent them. However, after engaging the GFA President and other top officials, Ampofo Ankrah appealed to the beach soccer fraternity to remain calm. “I wish to revert to same medium to…

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