November 28, 2020

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2020/21 Ghana Premier League: MoYS to cushion clubs with GHc50,000 package — Report

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Hearts of Oak played a 1-1 draw with Asante Kotoko at home.The Ministry of Youth and Sports is reported to be preparing a package of Gh50,000 to support Ghana Premier League clubs as 2020/21 league games are being played behind closed doors due to coronavirus crisis.The sports ministry last week directed all sporting events across the country to be played behind closed doors due to COVID-19.As a result, the matches in the Ghanaian top-flight are currently played behind closed doors which has emerged as financial burden on the participating clubs.But reports from Accra-based Angel FM indicate that the Sports Ministry has pledged to cushion the financial burden on the top-tier clubs with a token of GH50,000.The Ghana Premier League has started on a competitive level as only one victory was recorded after 9 round of games in the opening day.In the nine matches played on Matchday 1, only WAFA SC and the King Faisal fixture produced a win.Eighg matches ended in stalemates and the game between Aduana Stars and Hearts of Oak was cancelled due to medical reasons.