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Akufo-Addo commissions AstroTurf for UPSA

President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday 4th September 2020 commissioned an astroturf facility for the University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA).

The 500-seater astroturf project also comprises spectator stands (including a VIP seating area), changing rooms, washroom facilities, storage space, floodlighting and offices for the University’s Sports Directorate.


The stadium which cost ¢3,888,016 was constructed by Wembley Sports Construction which is a company that specializes in the construction of artificial turfs in the country.

In a tweet, the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) reaffirmed the government’s commitment to promoting sports in the country “Government, through the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, is committed to promoting sports in our schools and is fully supportive of corporate initiatives in this direction.”


by Leroy Hawkson|

Hi, I am Leroy Hawkson, an up and coming sports journalist with over 4 years of experience in media working for the likes of University of Ghana-based Radio Univers (where I served as the Head of Production and Host of the station's sports show "Sports Express"), the National Media Commission (NMC) and ClassFM. I am also a writer and researcher for GTV Sports+ show "Beyond the Pitch," producer of popular Ghana Facebook Live boxing show "KBOXtv Live" and Head of Sports of Talks Africa Media. I am is passionate about the lesser-known or less financed sports in Ghana and would love to show Ghanaians the beauty of these sports to help develop them into powerhouses in the country and the world.

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