‘The cancelled Ghana Premier League 2019/20 season has cost Ghana FA over $2.2 million’ – GFA

Asante Kotoko
Asante Kotoko

The Ghana Football Association has lost a whopping $2.2 millions of money following the cancellation of the 2019/20 football season.

The communications director of the football governing body, Henry Asante Twum disclosed. He said on Angel FM in Accra:

“MTN made 1.1 million Ghana Cedis investment in the FA Cup so far. 800,000 cedis in cash and 300,000 cedis in products. StarTimes would have invested a little in excess of one million Ghana cedis of which they have paid some.

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“The projections from NASCO for their products is estimated at $1.1. The football association spent at least Gh¢6,000 on every match day. This money went into paying referees, cameramen and Venue Media Officers.”

The date for the 2020/21 football season will be announced by the Ghana Football Association in the coming weeks.

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During the same interview, he announced that Asante Kotoko will represent Ghana in CAF Champions League while Ashantigold plays in CAF Confederations Cup.

Source: TheBBCghana.Com