Sports News of Thursday, 24 September 2020
In every elections yr in Ghana politician tend to prevaricate with elusive marketing campaign promises but the top opposition bash Countrywide Democratic Congress has dedicated to dishing out unimaginable mammoth promises to Ghanaian footballers participating in in the country’s domestic leagues.
Former President John Mahama and his NDC political bash marshalled by former Youth and Sports minister Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuije have created a manifesto assure to fork out Ghanaian footballers taking part in in the to start with and 2nd tier a bare minimum month to month income of GH¢1,500.
The marketing campaign guarantee, which is clearly aimed at capturing votes within just the football sub-sector, is now experiencing rough scrutiny from the Ghanaian football inhabitants who witnessed the storylines in the fraternity during the 8-calendar year spell of the NDC governing administration which had John Mahama as President for well in excess of 5 decades.
As a indication of determination to the sub-sector the ruling political celebration – the NPP, have now worked toward improving the business and possibly applying some of the eyesight of the NDC.
Youth and Sports activities Minister Isaac Kwame Asiamah has resolved the troubles of shelling out footballers a month-to-month wage from the federal government coffers. The sports minister, who is the only minister in the sector to endure reshuffling in just an elected expression of a governing administration aside from E.T Mensah, has issued an admonitory information to members of the soccer fraternity to detect the lies in the NDC manifesto promise.
“John Mahama and his NDC were being in government for 8 decades. If he experienced something much better to provide why did not he do it within the period of his presidency?
Hearts of Oak, Kotoko, AshantiGold and the relaxation have generally been all-around. Why did not he [John Mahama] pay back their players? Ask Medeama and discover out what happened when they participated in CAF inter-club competitors,” he informed Patrick Osei Agyemang on the Fire 4 Hearth show.
The effervescent minister then touted the results of his government.
“In line of this I consider we all know how this govt led by Nana Akufo-Addo has demonstrated excellent issue in the direction of athletics gentlemen and gals in this place. 1000 athletes are at present being paid by the federal government. This displays how committed the govt is to athletes in this nation. The sports activities business should really reject him,” he included.
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