The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has received donations worth GH¢100,000 from payers who constitute the senior national men’s soccer team, Black Stars, as a way of their help in the fight against Covid-19.
The Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, George Amoakoh, handed over the items to the President of the Association, Kurt Okraku, on Friday, July 24 at the GFA Headquarters in Accra.
“We make this presentation on behalf of our Black Stars players. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the team decided to make contributions towards this presentation we are making this afternoon,” Mr. Amoakoh said in an interview with the GFA media team.
“The contributions put together came up to the tune of GH¢100,000. The Black Stars Management is presenting to the GFA for onward distribution to the general public,” he added.
Big thanks to my colleagues who formed the most recent Black Stars call up & those who have been out of the team for some time,for their generous contributions towards donating PPEs to the GFA to help in the fight against COVID-19
Let's all stay safe & win this fight together🇬🇭🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/i0NsLWAeWA
— André Ayew (@AyewAndre) July 24, 2020
President of the GFA, Kurt Okraku appreciated the efforts made by the players.
“So, it is very, very gratifying that members of our senior national team, the Black Stars, will also make this amazing contribution of hundred thousand Ghana cedis that has been used to purchase this PPEs for the use of the general public.
“These items will be distributed across, and it will reach the homes of many. We thank you so much and may the Almighty God bless us all,” the GFA President added.
The items which include hand sanitizers, Personal Protective Equipment and branded face masks will be distributed to Ghanaians.
By Sakyibea Ofori|Contributor|Ghana