Football stakeholders and administrators are breathing a sigh of relief as football can now partially resume following President Akufo-Addo’s decision to introduce Phase 2 of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions.
In the President’s 14th address delivered to the nation on measures taken against the spread of COVID-19, Akufo-Addo said the female U-17 and U-20 sides have been given clearance to enter into camping to prepare for their respective CAF assignement.
Despite the easing of restrictions on football, the Ghanaian president urged authorities and technical team of the female U-17 and U-20 sides to adhere to all protocols to make sure that the players and staff are safe to go about their work normally.
The Ghanaian leader took a decision in the month of March to end all sporting activities in the country due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic which shook the whole world and after Ghana has confirmed positive cases.
The Ghana Football Association upon the Government’s decision on social gathering canceled the 2019-20 season after an executive council meeting on June 30.
Ghana’s president is expected to address the nation for a 15th time on 31st July and football people are hopeful for the return of the game as the Ghana FA has plans to start the 2020-21 season in the last week of October.
Administrators, Sports journalists, Footballers and the fans are very excited about the late development and would be looking forward to a new start to the season after some of the restrictions have been eased by the Ghana President.