President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has finally spoken on the return of football in the country amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Ghana declared its first case of coronavirus on 12 March. Three days later, the Ghanaian Government issued a decree prohibiting the movement and gathering of people in public places, with exemptions, to ensure the functioning of the society leading to all sporting activities being temporarily suspended, including the league and FA Cup for both men and women.
Although some restrictions, such as suspension of non-contact sports, were lifted by President Nana Akufo-Addo, the ban on contact sports, on the other hand, was extended.
However, in an interview with Takoradi-based Skyy Power FM
“Everybody knows I love football and the suspension has also affected me but it will be back very soon.. I don’t want to do anything that will hurt Ghanaians. I believe in one step at a time so gradually football will be back”, Akufo-Addo said.
Meanwhile, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) are planning for the 2020/2021 league season with date and venue announced for its Congress.