CAF to support GFA with 100 footballs


The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has decided to support Member Associations (MA) with one hundred (100) footballs for use by Associations as match balls.

As a result, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) will be a beneficiary of this gesture as the continental football governing body, work to support MAs via the FIFA Forward programme. This was communicated to the GFA on Thursday, 13th August 2020 in a letter by CAF.

“In light of CAF efforts to support its National Associations, CAF has the pleasure to inform you that it has been decided to provide 100 match balls to each Member Association”. the letter said.

The 100 match balls are part of the FIFA Forward Programme and the distribution is scheduled over two batches (end of August and end of September).


The 100 footballs from CAF will be used by the national teams of the Association.

It would be recalled that the GFA announced plans to support grassroots football with 6,000 balls through its FIFA Forward 1.0 programme.

The GFA also announced a 5,000-football sponsorship deal for the male competitions, the Ghana Premier League, Division One League and the FA Cup for the next three seasons.

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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