Africa Ghana : Former GFA President calling on Government to make football resume

All football activities have been on hold Since March further to the coronavirus outbreak in the country. Lepowura Alhaji Mohammed MND Jawula, Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, calling on Ghana government to make football resume. It was at the International Press Centre after John Vigah’s book launch on the Brazil 2014 World Cup recently.

The state must assist the Ministry of Youth and Sports to bring back football. I think some of the COVID -19 funds must be given to football. Because the players are important.” He noted.

It’s like a creeping child and the government must help our players who are good and solid. I believe Ghana can come out of the pandemic, which is a natural cause. And we must be able to put football on its feet.” He emphasised.

For him, Kurt Okraku’s new GFA administration was bringing back the love of the game. As football fans started attending matches and officiating was prompt and impressive with an improvement in the standard of the game of football in Ghana.

Indeed, I’m sure with the support of the government, the game will return with delight by October.” Lepowura concluded.

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