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GHALCA, Ghana FA to meet Sports Ministry on the  plight of Ghanaian clubs amid coronavirus outbreak

Published on: 31 March 2020

The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) are holding talks to meet the Ministry of Youth and Sports on the plight of Ghanaian clubs due to coronavirus outbreak which has lead to the 2019/20 season suspended.

The Covid-19 has impacted the football industry both domestic and abroad with a lot of clubs cutting down on salaries, wages and expenditure.

Most Ghanaian clubs have  been plunged into  financial crisis and are calling on the government for support.

GHALCA President Kojo Fianoo, in an interview confirmed talks are ongoing for GHALCA-Ghana FA to meet the Sports Ministry.

"GHALCA has being discussing with the GFA on daily basis and discussions to meet the Minister of Youth and Sports is in the offing so the Government can come to our aid in these trying times", he told Oyerepa FM.

He added:"Our situation is very serious coming back from Number 12 debacle and now Corona Virus , our industry also employs a lot of Ghanaians ,look at the Premier league ,Division One ,the number of players and technical team members not forgetting division two.

The date for the restart of the Ghana League season will also be discussed at the meeting between GHALCA and Ghana FA.

"We are also discussing tentative dates for our various competitions".





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