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02.09.2020 Football News

Government To Renovate All Traditional Football Venues – Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah

By GNA
 Isaac Kwame Asiamah
LISTEN SEP 2, 2020
Isaac Kwame Asiamah

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah has said the government is poised to renovate all traditional stadiums, which served as very important football venues in the past.

“We would not allow these sporting facilities to deteriorate as we have put in place measures to make them modern sporting edifices.

“Government wants to improve the sporting infrastructure of the country which is key to development of sports, “he said at the 26 Ordinary Congress of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Tuesday, at Prampram in Accra.

He said the traditional stadiums such as the Nkwakwa Sports Stadium, Konogo Waterloo, Agona Sports Stadium, Kpando, Gyendu Park, Kalanda Park, Sunyani Coronation Park, have been earmarked for renovation.

According to the Minister, works would commence at the Nkawkaw Stadium on Friday, September 4, adding that, the venue would be modernised to serve the general interest of all.

He added that the first and second phase of works at the Accra Sports Stadium has been completed with that of Baba Yara Sports Stadium to be completed soon.

Mr Asiamah was also optimistic that renovations works at the Essipong Sports Stadium would make the edifice bounce back as a very attractive football destination.

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