New Ghana football season to start in October; Ghana FA confirms

New Ghana football season to start in October; Ghana FA confirms

- The new Ghana football season will start in October 2020

- The latest development was confirmed by the Ghana Football Association (GFA)

- The 2019/2020 season was cancelled by the GFA due to the novel coronavirus

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The new Ghana football season will commence in the second week of October, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced.

In a report seen by YEN.com.gh, the GFA said the 2020/21 season will commence in October subject to the Government of Ghana's approval.

The executive council of the GFA came up with the decision on Tuesday, 14 July, after taking into consideration a number of factors in relation to the game, safety protocols announced by the government, and the association’s continuous engagement with the COVID-19 Advisory Team.

New Ghana football season to start in October; Ghana FA confirms

New Ghana football season to start in October; Ghana FA confirms (Photo credit: Ghanafootball.org)
Source: UGC

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The association said it will continue to work with government, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the National Sports Authority, the Ghana Health Service, the association's Medical Committee, clubs, and all relevant stakeholders to bring football back in the safest way for all participants.

The new season, which will be run as a project, will be dubbed 'Football Against COVID-19', offering entertainment to Ghanaians while they are staying safe at home.

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The new season may be designed differently to ensure completion and one of the scenarios being considered is playing behind closed doors at carefully selected game centres.

The 2019/20 season was cancelled by the Ghana FA due to the spread of the coronavirus.

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Meanwhile, Mohammed Kudus has joined Dutch side, Ajax Amsterdam.

The 19-year-old attacking midfielder signed a five-year deal with the former European Champions.

The club confirmed the attacking midfielder has joined the club until 30 June 2025 after passing a mandatory medical exam on Thursday, 16 July 2020, in Amsterdam.

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