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GFA secures land to build astroturf at Bolgatanga


Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) President Kurt E.S Okraku has inspected a 6.5-acre land secured by the federation at Wintogo, Bolgatanga in the Higher East Region for the design of an AstroTurf.

The land, which was donated by Mr Ababu Afelibik, headmaster of the Bolgatanga Senior Superior Faculty, has been duly registered in the identify of the Ghana Football Affiliation.

The GFA, with the help of the Upper East Regional Soccer Affiliation, the Chiefs, elders and the Neighborhood on Wednesday, August 05, 2020, unveiled the signpost for the job at a quick ceremony.

This follows the choice of the Government Council to use part of the challenge funds from the FIFA Ahead 1. programme for the development of two Astro Turfs – just one at Prampram and the other at Bolgatanga.

Government Council members Nana Sarfo Oduro and Alhaji Salifu Zida Shaibu, who doubles as Chairman of the Higher East Regional Soccer Affiliation, accompanied the GFA President. Also, in attendance had been Government Council associates of the Regional and District Football Affiliation for Upper East.

The design of this AstroTurf will occur as a relief to the folks of Bolgatanga who have been without a quality enjoying subject for several years.

The pitch, when concluded, will provide the individuals of Bolgatanga and its environs.

The FIFA Ahead 1. fund was 1 of the important difficulties that President Kurt Simeon Okraku reviewed with FIFA President Gianni Infantino during his check out to the Residence of Soccer, Switzerland in December 2019. Since the go to, the GFA has been functioning with the FIFA Development officers who visited Ghana in March 2020.

Other assignments earmarked below FIFA Ahead 1. will be declared in due training course.

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