The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced the approval and release of the total amount of Ghs 900,000 to the 18 local clubs of the Ghana Premier League (GPL).
Each club per the disbursement of the amount is to receive Ghs 50,000.
The approval for the disbursement of the amount, according to the Sports Ministry was given by President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo.
The Ministry in a statement dated Friday, December 4, 2020, said the gesture is to help offset some of the expenses of the clubs in this era of the covid-19 pandemic.
”The President of the Republic, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has authorized the Ministry of Youth and Sports to release an amount of nine hundred thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢900,000) as the first tranche of payment to support the 18 premier league clubs to offset some of their expenses in this era of the covid-19 pandemic. Each club is to receive an amount of 50,000, Ghana Cedis (GH¢ 50,000).”
”This has become necessary due to the directive by government to all premier league matches to be played behind closed doors,” the statement read.
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