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GFA, governing administration ‘clash’ more than quantity of national groups cleared to camp

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Sports activities Information of Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

2020-07-29

Communications Director of GFA, Henry Asante TwumCommunications Director of GFA, Henry Asante Twum

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There would seem to be a misunderstanding between the govt and the GFA over the variety of nationwide groups that have been cleared to go into camping.

On Sunday, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced that some national teams have been exempted from the ban on speak to sports activities because of to their impending assignments.

“Our female Less than-20 and Underneath-17 countrywide soccer teams have been offered the clearance to go into their respective training camps to start off preparations to their FIFA and CAF-sanctioned global matches, which commence in September”.

In an exclusive interview with www.ghanaweb.com Henry Asante Twum, spokesperson for the GFA described that the male less than-17 team which is the Starlets had been also integrated.

“We are grateful to our sector minister, the Covid-19 advisory team and the President for agreeing to relax the limitations and allow for our girls and Black Starlets to resume tenting. It is for the excellent of the country. We will observe all the protocols”, he mentioned.

But in a assertion introduced on Monday evening, the Nationwide Sports Authority cited only the Princesses and Maidens as the two groups cleared to start off preparations for their Globe Cup qualifiers.

“In line with the directions issued on 26th July 2020, by the President in the struggle versus the COVID-19 pandemic, the feminine Underneath-20 and Below 17 national football teams have been cleared to go into their respective training camps to begin preparations in direction of their FIFA and CAF sanctioned international matches, which commences in September this year” excerpts of the assertion go through.

This argument looks to have the backing of the Information and facts Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who says the FA made a situation for only two countrywide groups.

“You would notice that sporting activities generally ended up banned. Through the 1st section on the easing of limits, person non-get in touch with sports were being exempted. A ask for has been designed by the sport authorities in consultation with the GHS that for these two teams, they can put in spot mechanism to guarantee that their security is confident although they prepare for these tournaments.

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