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Tuesday, 30 June 2020 21:16

REVEALED: Cancelled season has cost Ghana FA over $2.2 million Featured

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The Ghana Football Association has lost whopping amount of money following the cancellation of the 2019/20 football season.
 
 
The Communications director of the Ghana Football Association, Henry Asante Twum has revealed that the decision to end the 2019/20 season has cost the country's football governing body over $2.2 million.
 
The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association cancelled the 2019/20 football season following the Coronavirus pandemic which has halted football activities in the Ghana since March.
 
“MTN made 1.1 million Ghana Cedis investment in the FA Cup so far. 800,000 cedis in cash and 300,000 cedis in products. StarTimes would have invested a little in excess of one million Ghana cedis of which they have paid some," Asante told Angel FM in Accra.
 
"The projections from NASCO for their products is estimated at $1.1,”
 
“The football association spent at least Gh¢6,000 on every match day. This money went into paying referees, cameramen and Venue Media Officers.”
 
The date for the 2020/21 football season will be announced by the Ghana Football Association in the coming weeks.
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