PFAG urges local clubs, stakeholders to adhere to Covid-19 protocols

Published on: 08 October 2020

The Professional Footballers Association Ghana (PFAG) has urged all local clubs and stakeholders to abide by guidelines and protocols to help curb the spread of the  COVID-19 pandemic across match venues.

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his 17th Address to the Nation on the update of the COVID-19 pandemic announced the lift of ban on contact sports, paving the way for the resumption of competitive football activities in Ghana.

Football has been on suspension since March 16, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, leading to the cancellation of the 2019/2020 season

The Ghana Premier League will return on Friday, November 13, 2020, while, the Division One League kicks off on December 3 with the Women's Premier League following due on January 2, 2021.

A statement by the Association, said "It has noted with great satisfaction the commitment by stakeholders to ensure health measures are at the forefront of any preparations for the recommencement of the domestic game we all love."

"Players and technical staff of Asante Kotoko and Karela United are among the most recent to undergo the testing."

"Declaring to continue to stand by them through these difficult times, the PFAG on behalf of all Ghanaian professional footballers reiterated its firm belief that together "we can win the fight against the global pandemic by ensuring that we all stay true to the clearly outlined safety measures."