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28.05.2020 Football News

GFA To Receive US$200,000 From CAF’s Covid-19 Stimulus Package

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
GFA To Receive US$200,000 From CAF’s Covid-19 Stimulus Package
LISTEN MAY 28, 2020

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is set to receive US$200,000 from the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) as its share of the Covid-19 stimulus package.

Ghana just like other countries on the continent have been hit by the Coronavirus disease. In the midst of the deadly pandemic, football associations have been burdened financially with some struggling to cater for operational expenses.

In a statement from CAF today, they have confirmed that they are fast-tracking the payment of a stimulus package to all member associations to mitigate the financial challenges they are facing.

“A total of USD 10.8 Million will be transferred to the 54 MA’s on the continent as part of a relief plan to ease the financial burden on the African football community during these unprecedented times", a portion of the CAF statement has said.

In line with that, the Ghana FA is expected to receive US$200,000 from CAF just like all the other member associations.

In addition to the incoming cash from CAF, the GFA is also expecting to receive some $500,000 from the world football governing body, FIFA.

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