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06.05.2020 Football News

2019/2020 Football Season Still Suspended - GFA

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
2019/2020 Football Season Still Suspended - GFA
LISTEN MAY 6, 2020

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that the 2019/2020 football season is still suspended as it continues to make further engagements to determine the fate of the season.

The Ghana FA suspended the football season in March in line with a directive from the government that banned all public gatherings including sporting activities as a precautionary measure against the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.

According to the country’s football governing body, it will consider all the factors at the time and takes all the necessary decisions to ensure the safety of all participants and the smooth completion of the season.

Below is the full statement from the GFA today:
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) wishes to announce that the 2019/20 football season remains on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The season has, since March 16, 2020, been suspended until further notice following the government’s ban on all public gatherings.

The Executive Council at its meeting on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, decided that the status quo remains, stating that the Association is in various engagements with Government, the Ministry of Health, the Ghana Health Service, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the GFA Medical Committee, CAF and FIFA.

The Executive Council further decided that the Association will continue to monitor the situation and would revisit it on June 30, 2020 after a careful assessment and evaluation of the issue and to take further decisions.

The GFA will consider all the factors at the time and take all the necessary decisions to ensure the safety of all participants and the smooth completion of the season.

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