Ghana FA suspends all football competitions

Author: Maurice Quansah
All football competitions in Ghana have been suspended until further notice

The Ghana Football Association has announced the suspension of all football competitions with immediate effect.

The GFA statement on Sunday said their decsion was in compliance with an earlier directive by President Nana Addo Dankwa
Akufo-Addo suspending for the next four weeks all public gatherings, including sporting events, as part of measures by the government to manage and control the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

On Sunday, the government announced six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ghana.

Last week, the GFA announced that while all competitions would go ahead as scheduled it would continue to liaise with the government, Ghana Health Service and the Ministry of Health and follow all national health protocols on the matter.

The GFA stated that it would continue to engage the relevant institutions on this matter and update its members and all stakeholders of any changes.