Ghanaian Hip-Life artiste Patapaa to release anthem for Cheetah FC

Award winning Hip-Life artiste Patapaa Amisty is set to release a song for Cheetah FC after confirming his affiliation with the Division Two club. The jama song is titled “Cheetah FC” and is set to be released soon. The “One Corner” hit maker becomes the latest in the long list of celebrities to join the Kasoa based outfit as an ambassador. He joins the likes of Kofi Kinaata, TeePhlow , Keche, Yaw Dabo, and Vivian Okyere who are all affiliated to the Cheetah FC brand.

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Government open to football resuming behind close doors – Deputy Sports Minister reveals

The Deputy Sports Minister, Perry Okudzeto has opined that resuming the Ghana Premier League behind closed doors due to the CoronaVirus pandemic is not a farfetched option The league was suspended by the Ghana Football Association on March 16, in accordance with a government directive to impose a ban on public gatherings due to the coronavirus outbreak. Despite CoronaVirus not fully flushed out of the system and with uncertainty when this will happen, the world has been learning to live with the virus with many sectors resuming operations but with…

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GFA meets Government COVID-19 team on way forward for Ghana Football

A Ghana Football Association delegation on Thursday, May 21, 2020 joined other federations to engage the Government COVID-19 team at the Accra Sports Stadium. The meeting was also attended by the leadership of the National Sports Authority. Presidents of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Ghana Golf Association and the Ghana Boxing Authority and Athletics Association were all present. Advisor on Health at the Presidency, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare and Presidential Coordinator for the Government’s Coronavirus Response Programme, Dr. Asamoah Baah joined the meeting on behalf of the government. GFA President Kurt…

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Don’t rely on sponsorships alone, be more creative- Marketing Expert tells Ghanaian clubs

Marketing expert, Wilson Arthur has advised Ghanaian football administrators to be more innovative in their quest to rake in more revenue with their clubs. Ghanaian football clubs mostly those is the lower leagues have complained bitterly about the lack of adequate sponsorships in our leagues and other competitions over the last 5-6 years. They blame this as a reason for their financial struggles and have always put pressure on the Ghana FA to secure sponsors to help remedy their crippling financial situation. Some have also seen match day ticketing revenue…

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SWAG boss Kwabena Yeboah fears for clubs if local league is cancelled

President of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Kwabena Yeboah has signalled his fear for local clubs should the 2019-20 football season be cancelled. According to him, some football clubs go extinct if such a development should occur. The Ghana FA suspended the current football season in March amid the CoronaVirus outbreak. This was in conformity with the government’s ban on all public gatherings which forms part of measures announced by President Akufo-Addo to curb the spread of CoronaVirus. With no end in sight and a final decision needed,…

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Dr. Prince Pambo slams ‘irresponsible’ calls for resumption of football 

CAF Media Officer Dr. Prince Pambo says calls for football to resume now without regard for safety of players and human lives in general are irresponsible and should not be entertained. The Ghana Football Association has suspended all football activities amid the CoronaVirus pandemic. Almost all football activities worldwide have grinded to a halt due to the outbreak of the novel disease. However, with some countries taking steps to resume their football competitions, pressure has been mounting on the Ghana FA to take a decision on the fate of the…

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Ghanaian referees to take part in FIFA Refereeing courses online

The Refereeing Department of FIFA has taken a decision to organize courses via an online classroom tool to provide support for referees. This was contained in a letter signed by FIFA Director of Refereeing Massimo Busacca and sent to all Member Associations. “Due to the major impact of the virus on the organization of events such as in-person courses and seminars, FIFA has been searching for alternative ways to continue our mission of supporting and improving refereeing globally. “We understand how important it is to provide solutions that allow referees…

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Greater Accra RFA signs Game-Changing TV deal with Media 7 Network

The Greater Accra Regional Football Association has signed a two-year Television deal with Media 7 Network, a multi-broadcast service provider. The deal, makes Media 7 network, the official broadcast partner and exclusive content producer for all products of the Greater Accra Regional Football Association. They will produce live matches from selected game centres during the Juvenile League, second and third Division Leagues and the Women’s First Division League. “I take this opportunity to confirm that Media 7 has signed an MOU with the Greater Accra Regional Football Association on the…

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We are not ready for an autonomous GPL – Fred Pappoe

Former FA vice-president Fred Pappoe says the move by the association to make the Ghana Premier League autonomous is a laudable idea but stresses that we are not ready for take-off at the moment. The Ghana FA has already begun the process for transitioning the local top flight into an independent model similar to what pertains to Nigeria, South Africa and England. The GFA is setting up a committee that will put together a draft proposal about the modalities et al regarding this particular development. In the end, expectations from…

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GFA medical committee advises playing matches behind closed doors if season is to resume

Head of the Ghana Football Association’s medical committee Dr. Adam Baba says his outfit has provided a blueprint document on how to bring football back in the country. Football activities have been suspended since mid-March due to the CoronaVirus pandemic. Government as a way to curb the spread of the viral disease has decided to slap a ban on all forms of social gatherings. In line with this, the Ghana FA decided to suspend all football activities. With football leagues around the planning a restart, it’s become necessary that the…

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