Covid-19 put start of new Premier league season in jeopardy

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The start of the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League season could reportedly be in jeopardy due to the excessive contraction of COVID-19 in the camps of the various football clubs.

Yesterday, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) released a press statement to announce that the game between Aduana Stars and Hearts of Oak has been called off.

This came in after the GFA was informed that Players and Officials of Hearts of Oak will need further tests before playing the match.

Further unconfirmed reports also indicated that plethora of the club’s players have tested positive for the virus, with reporting the number to be 34.

Reports from Elmina this morning also indicates that a number of Elmina Sharks players have test positive for Covid-19, the club confirmed in a press statement.


We can confirm that some of our players have tested positive for COVID 19,” a club statement read.

“They have since been isolated & responding to treatment.

“We wish them well & look forward to them joining us stronger,” the club announced on Twitter.

However, GFA is yet to make an official comment on the latest and disturbing development that is putting the start of the country’s top flight in jeopardy.

As it stands, all Premier league games except the Aduana Stars vs Hearts of Oak game are expected to go on. will keep you updated on all new developments.

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