Government to construct football pitches across the country

Accra- The President, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo, has said the government would partner the Inner City and Zongo Development and the Ghana Football Association (GFA), to construct football pitches across the country.

According to him, this would aid in the revival of colts football where the likes of Abedi Pele and Tony Yeboah started their football career.

In his address, he mentioned that, renovation works have started on the Accra Sports Stadium and an into amount of GHc 10.5m would be used to complete the project.

President Akufo Addo reiterated that his government will focus on the development of sports in the country and that this year, we would continue the process of passing the Legislative Instruments of the National Youth and Sports Act.

He stated that, government would pursue the enactment of the draft National Sports College Bill, and create a Sports Fund to improve sports development in the country.

Source: Ghana News Agency

   

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