The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that the 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League season will remain suspended until June due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“The Ghana Football Association (GFA) wishes to announce that the 2019/20 football season remains on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the GFA announced on its website on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.
According to the GFA, the decision was taken by the executive council at a meeting on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
The GFA also added that it is in talks with the government of Ghana, the Ministry of Health, the Ghana Health Service, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the GFA Medical Committee, CAF and FIFA for further decisions.
“The Executive Council at its meeting on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, decided that the status quo remains, stating that the Association is in various engagements with Government, the Ministry of Health, the Ghana Health Service, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the GFA Medical Committee, CAF and FIFA.”
“The Executive Council further decided that the Association will continue to monitor the situation and would revisit it on June 30, 2020, after a careful assessment and evaluation of the issue and to take further decisions.”
“The GFA will consider all the factors at the time and take all the necessary decisions to ensure the safety of all participants and the smooth completion of the season,” the statement read.
The 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League season was suspended on March 16, 2020, after President Akufo-Addo placed a ban on all public gatherings, including sports activities.
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