GFA set to offer double Covid-19 tests to players and officials

Published on: 10 August 2020

Ghana Football Association has proposed that players and match officials will undergo mandatory Covid-19 testing before the 2020/21 football season start.

There has been no football in the country since the suspension of sporting activities in March amid the Covid-19.

The 2019/20 Football season was cancelled by the Football Association following a marathon of meeting as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

"Liaise with the GFA Medical Committee and the Ghana Health Service to test all persons involved in the competitions before the start of the season and at the start of the second round of the competition," the document read as cited by

30 players each from the 18 Premier League club, 48 Division One League clubs, and 16 elite Women's League clubs will all be tested.

Also, seven technical team members from each club and five management team members from the 82 clubs will undergo the testing.