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Sports News Mon, 29 Jun 2020

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GFA to make a decision on suspended Ghana League tomorrow

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association will on Tuesday, June 30 make a firm decision on the future of the suspended Ghana Premier League.

The Council which will meet on Tuesday will look at all the prevailing circumstances to determine if the season should be truncated or not.

According to Ghanaweb sources, the Executive Council appear divided on the future of the season and if no unanimous decision is reached at Tuesday’s meeting, then it will go down to a vote between the 12 most powerful people in Ghana Football.

Professional football in the country has been on a hiatus since mid-March with no end in sight for the virus and its restrictions.

For clubs who depend largely on gate proceeds and player sales, they have been hard hit with the absence of football.

Attempts to court government support have yielded no tangible result with only lip-service being offered by the Sports Ministry and National Sports Authority.

The GFA had tried to convince government officials and health professionals to have all players in the country tested so that football can resume while following all the other safety protocols but it appears the financial outlay of such an exercise is not something the government is willing to shoulder at the moment.

The conversation that has taken centre stage in the football circles now is the continuation or termination of the suspended football season.

While teams in the bottom half of the league want the season to be cancelled, those in the upper half want it to continue.

Football clubs across the country are now waiting with bated breath to see what decision the FA will take.

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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