Ghana Football Association (GFA)
Ghana Football Association (GFA)

Kurt Okraku, president of the Ghana FA, has urged the football fraternity to join forces to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

He said the coronavirus pandemic has brought an unprecedented challenge for the football industry as the game remains suspended in the country.

Okraku said he shared in this pain adding however that the fraternity must also be concerned about its health and the need to take precautionary measures at this difficult time.

“I urge everyone to continue to fully abide by all the protocols and directives,” he said in a release.

“During this period, I am engaging with all the major stakeholders to ensure that the football family is included in the government’s stimulus package to alleviate some of the hardship in our industry,” he added.

He pledged to continue to positively engage the government for the advancement of the sport.

Ghana currently has a total of 195 COVID-19 cases and has so far recorded five deaths from the recorded cases after carrying out 4,560 tests. Enditem

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