The President and Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have officially called on the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah since they assumed office after their elections.
The meeting was led by the President of the Association, Mr Kurt Okraku to formally introduce the new executives to the Minister as managers in the helm of affairs at the Ghana Football Association.
The Minister, on behalf of Government congratulated the team for their achievements and reiterated the government’s commitment and dedication towards ensuring that the Game of football is bounced back.
Mr Asiamah noted that, there is the need for the GFA and the Ministry to collaborate to change the fortunes of football in the country.
The Youth and Sports Minister further stated that, the domestic league is the best avenue for identifying and grooming young budding talents to feed the national teams. He entreated the new executives to have a discussion about new roadmaps in that regard.
Mr Okraku thanked the government and the football fraternity for the confidence reposed in them and added that, his team will not relent on its oars but will work hard to fulfill their mandate of igniting the passion for football.
Mr Okraku assured of the Association’s continuous dialogue with the Ministry and its stakeholders towards the development of football in Ghana.
In his closing remarks, the President of the GFA announced that the association intends to improve the domestic competitions by introducing new initiatives to make the game attractive for sponsorships as well as ignite the passion of football-loving Ghanaians.