In a show of transparency, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has revealed how it will be distributing the $1.8 million FIFA & CAF COVID19 relief fund the association is set to receive from the world and continental governing bodies.
Ghana Premier League clubs will be receiving a total of $270,000 while Division 2 and the Women’s Premier League will see $360,000 and $160,000 from the fund. The GFA also revealed it will be paying outstanding debts owed to referees and the Referees Association of Ghana (RAG).
The national team set-up both men’s and women at all levels will receive a total of $332,000 which according to the GFA is “for national teams camping
and some overhead costs related to the GFA Technical Centre (Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence, Prampram).”
FIFA announced $1.5 billion COVID19 relief plan to help it’s Member Associations (MA) through the ongoing crisis with each association set to receive $1 million, with an additional $500,000 grant specifically for women’s football.
CAF also announced a total of $10.8 Million will be transferred to the federation’s 54 MA’s on the continent with each MA to receive $300,000 from the fund.
by Leroy Hawkson|TalksAfrica.com