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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku has revealed that his outfit is expecting two forms of funds from World Football governing body FIFA. 

The funds to be received from FIFA comes in two folds, the FIFA Forward and the FIFA COVID-19 Fund which is expected to help the FA during the period of distress caused by coronavirus.

“We are also waiting for FIFA to fast track the process and get is the Emergency COVID-19 fund. We are expecting two funds from FIFA. The FIFA forward and the FIFA COVID-19 fund,” Kurt Okraku told Happy Sports.

The Ghana Premier League is currently on suspension due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the West African state.

The impact of the pandemic has seen clubs cry from help from the FA, with the monies expected to be used as a form of relief for the association and teams.

“FIFA forward money, you cant withdraw cash, you cant take loan with the cash and you cant misappropriate the fund. We have explained this to the clubs and again, Emergency fund is still being expected and we shall share that with the clubs when the money is paid to the FA,” said the President.

By Lukman Abdul Mumin 

 

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