Corona virus scare not enough to halt league games in Ghana

The Ghana football association has revealed the 2019/2020 Ghana premier league, division one league and other leagues under their jurisdiction will continue despite reports of the corona virus announcing it’s presence in the country.

On Thursday 11th March, 2020, the ministry of health and ministry of information broke the news of 2 recorded case in the country.

The deadly virus that has forced some countries to halt their leagues and some to play behind closed doors, is not anything perturbing to the GFA as they have released a statement on Friday to make it clear the league won’t be disrupted by the current happenings.

The Ghana football association revealed in as much as the game will continue, they will liaise with the government to check the impact of the deadly virus called corona virus.

“The Ghana Football Association wishes to inform stakeholders and the entire football fraternity that the GFA is closely monitoring the evolvement of the Coronavirus around the world and particularly in Africa,” the statement read.

“As espoused by His Excellency the President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday, we each have a responsibility to ensure Ghana is safe. The President assured the country that Government is taking steps to handle any adverse impacts the outbreak could have on the country. This statement is very encouraging and assuring.”

“The GFA has therefore decided to maintain the schedule of all competitions as we continue to liaise with Government, the Ghana Health Service and the Ministry of Health and follow all national health protocols on the matter.”

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