President Akufo-Addo has endorsed the Ghana Football Affiliation’s choice for the 2020-21 season to begin in October.
The President reported on Sunday that the Ghana Chief Class and other homegrown rivalries will begin the month declared by the Relationship in July after they dropped the 2019-20 season as a result of the Covid pandemic.
“Concerning football, after due interviews with the Ghana Football Affiliation, it has been concluded that the Ghana Chief Class and the Division One Football Association will restart on Friday, 30th October, with a full system of testing of the players, specialized and the board staff,” he said.
The President reported that 25% of fans will be permitted into arenas when the season starts.
“No onlookers will be permitted at the instructional hubs, and, when real rivalry resumes, seating at all stadia will be restricted to 25 percent (25%) ability to guarantee social removing. Wearing of covers by observers at stadia will be obligatory.”
Akufo-Addo has likewise lifted the restriction on physical game, which means groups can begin preparing with prompt impact for the season.
Football exercises were ended in Spring following the flare-up of the lethal infection, which has murdered 297 individuals in the nation.
Notwithstanding, the President in July gave the thumbs up for some public groups – U-17 men, U-20 ladies and U-17 men – to begin outdoors in front of their separate qualifiers in the not so distant future.
For other brandishing rivalries, the president uncovered that their restart will be “resolved dependent upon the situation, forthcoming counsels between the Service of Youth and Sports and the separate game affiliations.”