08.09.2020 Football News

Coronavirus: Football Will Return With Spectators - Sports Minister Reveals

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah
LISTEN SEP 8, 2020
Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah

Ghana's Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah has hinted that football in the country will return together with the spectators.

Football activities in the country came to a halt in mid-March following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic which forced the cancellation of the 2019/20 football season.

The Ghana Football Association have schedule October for the star of teh 2020/21 Ghana Premier League.

According to Mr Asiamah, football will return very soon as measures are being put in place to ensure that all persons involved in football are safe.

"Just recently, the President spoke about the measures we are putting in place to control the Coronavirus. I plead with you, God willing, the protocols we are working on will ensure that the President would speak again and football shall bounce back," Mr Asiamah said.

"Paramount in the protocols will be the safety of supporters, supporters are very important to the government. Supporters make the game beautiful so they have to be protected.

"It won't be long, football will bounce back looking at the measures we will put in place. However, everyone who loves the game must be protected, that is very vital".

Players and technical team will be tested before the start of the new season.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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