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Ghana FA chief Kurt Okraku preaches patience amid coronavirus uncertainty

Published on: 23 June 2020

Ghana FA president Kurt Okraku is urging patience and calm amid the coronavirus crisis which has brought football on its knees in the West African nation. 

There have been a massive campaign to get football to restart following easing of restrictions by Ghanaian leader Nana Akufo Addo.

While opinion on the future of the current season remains divided, what is clear is the desire to get a clear roadmap for the return of football in Ghana.

Stakeholders including club owners, players and supporting staff are desperate to know the fate of football amid fears government has no plans of given the go-ahead for the game to resume.

But FA boss Kurt Okraku is preaching patience and calm, insisting the storm will over soon.

“We have held a series of meeting with the government and we are still hoping for feedback,” he told GTV Sports Plus

“FIFA was specific with the relief package they sent to us but we are still engaging the clubs during this difficult situation.

“I share their pain because I own five clubs. It cut across from the juvenile level so I understand their agitation but I will only urge to stay calm because I believe that football will definitely return.”

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