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12.10.2019 Beach Soccer

Ghana Beach Soccer Receives Major Cash Boost

By Dicklson Boadi
Ghana Beach Soccer Receives Major Cash Boost
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Ghana Beach Soccer has received a major boost in their efforts to develop the sport across the country.

At a short media launch in Accra, the marketing manager of CalBank Mr Kofi Siabi unveiled the package for Ghana Beach Soccer.

He announced that his outfit would continue to sponsor and support one of the fastest growing sports in the world.

He confirmed a total amount of Ghc150,000 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Ghana cedis) for the domestic National Super League and $100,000 (One Hundred Thousand US dollars) for the national team "Black Sharks".

The package represents the single biggest sponsorship investment by CalBank towards the development of beach soccer since 2011.

Mr Kofi Siabi noted that the amount would be released and made available upon request on the various projects the association has earmarked for 2019/2020 and beyond.

These include the acquisition of anklets, jerseys plus logistics like goal posts, pitch branding/markings, sanitation exercises, locally constructed arena stands and beach soccer balls.

A number of beach soccer clinics and workshops would also be activated before the end of 2019.

Present at the launch ceremony were four leading Ghana FA Presidential candidates; namely Fred Pappoe, Kurt Okraku, Nana Yaw Amponsah and George Ankomah Mensah

Each of the candidates promised to support Beach Soccer if they are elected into office come October 25th.

President of the Ghana Beach Soccer Association Mr Yaw Ampofo Ankrah expressed appreciation to CalBank, the aspirants and GFA Normalization Committee President Dr Kofi Amoah assuring them of total cooperation, accountability and transparency.

Meanwhile, a number of television networks are in discussions with the association to secure the broadcast rights for the upcoming Super Cup and future national team assignments.

The association will announce a competitions organising committee to steer upcoming beach soccer events.