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Ghana’s Premier League matches could be played behind closed doors

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Ghana’s Premier League may not be allowed to have fans back inside stadiums SHOULD the Government give greenlight for Football activities to resume per proposal submitted by the GFA’S Medical Committee to the GFA.

And per Ghana- Kumasi Base Radio Station Oyerepa FM Sports report,  Dr Adam Baba led committee have adviced the GFA as follows

The resumption should be gradual
-starting with the men premier league then the others(Division One,Women’s league etc) follow when convicted all is well.This is because if we take too much, it can overwhelm us

That all players, officials, coaches,referees and match commissioners undergo mandatory test*
-The FA must arrange for them to be tested at various laboratories.They were identified into High and low risk groups
-The High risk group comprised of referees, match commissioners and technical persons who have close contact with players.

A plan that could see all matches for the remainder of the season played in empty stadiums
-The only persons to be admitted will be the press to cover the games and most of the matches shown live on TV.
-Those that can’t be shown live should be shown immediately after the matches not to make supporters miss the game so much.

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To observe social and physical distance as we enjoy the game of Football

Speaking to Oyerepa FM Sports, the Chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Medical Committee Dr Adam Baba said.

”To cancel or continue will all depend on the dynamics of the pandemic.As the medical committe of the GFA, we were asked for a proposal on the best practices SHOULD the Government give the go ahead to resume Football activities and our advice was based on the records of the pandemic, the death and recovery rates and cases recorded.
All that we are doing will hinge around the Ghana Health Service’s final approval, the go ahead or could tell us to wait for a while”

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FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Ghana Set To Start Training Ahead Nigeria Clash

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The Black Maidens and Black Princesses have received permission to commence camp amid contact sports ban due to the coronavirus pandemic

Ghana ‘s national U17 and U20 female teams have received a special permit to regroup for training ahead of upcoming international assignments despite a lingering ban on contact sports in the west African country due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The dispensation was announced when Ghana president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo addressed the nation on Sunday night.

Both the U17 and U20 women’s side are set to commence training ahead of World Cup qualification matches.

“Our female Under-20 and Under-17 national football teams have been given the clearance to go into their respective training camps to begin preparations towards their Fifa and Caf-sanctioned international matches, which begin in September,” Akufo-Addo said in his speech during a live broadcast on TV, radio and social media.
“Whilst in training, the playing, technical and management teams must observe strictly all the protocols issued by Government, CAF and FIFA against Covid-19.

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Jordan Ayew Sccops Crystal Palace Goal Of The Season Award With Messi-esque Strike

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The 28-year-old’s last-gasp winner against West Ham United at the Selhurst Park has been adjudged Crystal Palace’s Goal of the Season for 2019/20.

The Boxing Day strike came in the 90th-minute against the Hammers, securing the Eagles three points in a Messi-esque fashion.

Ayew made it a norm to score against West Ham United following his 87th minute strike against the same team back in October.

Ayew earned the Goal of the Season accolade as voted for by fans, and secured the trophy with a mammoth gap amassing 70.1% of the votes to beat Ivorian international Wilfried Zaha’s goal against Chelsea and his (Ayew) own effort against Aston Villa at home by some distance.

He notched nine goals worth 14 points for Palace and scooped 10 Man of the Match Awards whiles securing 2 Player of the Month Awards.

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Hearts Appoint Club Legend Hesse Odamtten As Assistant Coach

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Coach Edward Nii Odoom has been without an assistant manager since replacing Kim Grant after match day one in the cancelled Ghana Premier League as the head coach of the Phobians.

This will come as a soothing news to fanatics of the club who have been calling for an assistant for coach Edward Nii Odoom before the league was annulled due to the coronavirus pandemic by the GFA Executive Council.

Hesse Odamtten, who is a legend of the Rainbow club comes in with a CAF License A certificate to buttress the technical acumen of Edward Nii Odoom.

It is believed that Odamtten, who was a no-nonsense defender during his heydays as a footballer will help address the leaky defensive situation at the club.

According to a Close  sources the club board of directors at the club deliberately chose a former player for the assistant manager role

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