GFA spokesperson reveals $2.2 million loss following the annulment of 2019/20 football season

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Head of communications of Ghana Football Association (GFA), Henry Asante Twum has divulged that the FA has lost a staggering amount of $2.2 million due to the cancellation of the 2019/20 football season.

Following the outbreak of the coronavirus, GFA on Tuesday, June 30 after a marathon meeting announced that the 2019/20 football season has been annulled.

Following the decision to cancel the 2019/20 football season, GFA spokesperson Henry Asante Twum in an interview with Angel FM revealed that his outfit made a lost of a staggering amount of $2.2m.

“MTN made 1.1 million Ghana Cedis investment in the FA Cup so far, Gh¢800,000 in cash and Gh¢300,000 in products. StarTimes would have invested a little in excess of one million Ghana cedis of which they have paid some,” Asante stated on Accra-based Angel FM.

“The projections from NASCO for their products is estimated at $1.1m.”

“The football association spent at least Gh¢6,000 on every match day. This money went into paying referees, cameramen and Venue Media Officers.”

The Executive Council of the FA will meet on Thursday, July 9, 2020 to discuss all issues relating to the next football season and Congress.

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