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GFA, Intercity STC sign MoU for referee transport programme


Athletics News of Sunday, 20 September 2020

Supply: ghanafa.org


Kurt Okraku with Nana AkomeaKurt Okraku with Nana Akomea

The Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA), and InterCity STC Coaches Constrained on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 signed a Memorandum of Comprehension (MoU), to kick start out the programme for Match Officials (Referees and Match Commissioners) for the upcoming season.

The MoU will operate for three months, inside of which interval a Agreement will be drafted and signed by the two entities for the next a few football seasons.

President Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku witnessed the signing on behalf of the federation. The Basic Secretary signed for the GFA.

Referees Supervisor, Alex Kotey, Greater Accra Regional Football Association Chairman, Samuel Aboabire, Director of Marketing and advertising, Jamil Maraby and Director of Communications Henry Asante Twum accompanied the President to the signing ceremony.

Intercity STC Coaches Confined was represented by Taking care of Director, Hon. Nana Akomea. Some others consist of, Deputy Controlling Director (Functions), Kwabena Sintim-Aboagye, Madam Adwubi Nortey, Deputy Running Director in charge of Administration and Finance, Head of Lawful, Felix Nortey (Esq.) and Victor Anane Frimpong, Head of Operations.

It would be recalled that in July, 2020, the GFA announced that it has achieved an settlement with Intercity STC Coaches Confined, Ghana’s nationwide carrier, to assist match officials (Referees and Match Commissioners) in 3 flagship competitions of the GFA.

‘’I consider this is just one of the numerous points that we have instore for referees in Ghana., Referees Manager Alex Kotey advised ghanafa.org

‘’Few weeks ago, we announced to everybody that we have gone into a fantastic partnership with STC and right now, we signed the MoU which has spelt out all the ailments.

‘’I will be meeting with them to have a good draft of the modalities on how it’s heading to operate. Just as the President mentioned, we are bringing back the enjoy and transportation plays a pretty significant role for Referees and Match Commissioners at all levels (GPL, WPL, DOL) and so it is a big accomplishment for the GFA‘’ Mr. Kotey included.

For his aspect, Victor Anane Frimpong, Head of Functions for Intercity STC Coaches Limited explained the business is elated to companion the GFA.

‘’We are seeking ahead a fruitful connection in between STC and the GFA. Anane Frimpong said.

‘’If you view the way football has been operate above the a long time, you will concur with us that, for a long time, there has been challenges about refereeing and transportation. So STC is coming in to guidance the GFA to make absolutely sure that Referees have free of charge entry to motor vehicles and as a result from one stage to the other wherever they are heading to officiate and also just after the matches their movement will be clean. This will also give a very good image to the GFA leadership‘’ he extra.

The offer will give transportation support for Referees and Match Commissioners in the Leading League, Division One particular League and the Women’s Leading League. This will ensure that the expense load on our referees is lessened and they will vacation on the safest Intercity STC Coaches which is incredibly at ease and has fantastic Wi-Fi connectivity.

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