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Ghana FA president Kurt Okraku holds 'mutual benefit' talks with kit sponsors Puma

Published on: 14 December 2019
Ghana FA president Kurt Okraku holds 'mutual benefit' talks with kit sponsors Puma
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Ghana Football Association president Kurt E.S. Okraku has held talks with the country's kit sponsors Puma in Germany.

Okraku introduced himself to the kit manufacturers and discussed important issues of mutual benefit.

He was accompanied by Executive Council Member, Randy Abbey and Acting General Secretary Alex Asante.

Puma was represented by its Head of Sports Marketing, Teamsports Manolo Schürmann.

A statement on the Ghana FA website read: ''On the part of the GFA, among key areas of concern, which Mr. Okraku focused his discussions on were assistance in youth and infrastructure development, as well as a stronger partnership with the senior national team, the Black Stars.

''On youth Development, the GFA President urged Puma to support Ghana's youth development programs by inviting Ghana's junior teams to participate in Puma-sponsored youth tournaments in Europe.

''On the senior national team, Mr. Okraku expressed disappointment over Ghana's inability to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but added that Puma can offer support to Ghana's quest to qualify for the next FIFA World Cup in Qatar by assisting the GFA to play key international matches to help the team's preparations if possible.

''The GFA President also implored on Puma to assist the GFA with technical exchange programmes with Puma-sponsored partners abroad, as well as support Ghana with a legacy projects at the Ghanaman Soccer center of Excellence and other places in recognition of the long-standing partnership between Ghana and Puma.''

 

 

 

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