Chief Executive Officer of Sekondi Hasaacas FC Samuel Paapa Kwesi Esson Arbuah has kicked against the Ghana Football Association’s idea of reducing the Division One League teams from 48 to 18.
The concept of the reduction was approved by Congress with the process set to begin soon, according to the Ghana FA.
But in an interview with Kumasi-based Akoma 87.9 FM, Kwasi Arbuah opposed the decision, noting it will adversely affect grassroots football in the country.
“It doesn’t make any sense to me to reduce the current 48 Division One Team League to 18 teams.”
He added: “Reducing the teams will adversely affect grassroot talents in the interior part of our country”.
The 2019/20 Ghana Premier League has been suspended due to the outbreak of the novel Covid-19 pandemic.
Some administrators have called for the complete annulment of the season, while others have proposed its resumption after the pandemic.
Arbuah argued that the League should not be truncated as proposed by some club officials.
“The current [Ghana] Premier league should not be truncated. Promotions and demotions should happen as scheduled even if it takes a year to wait.”
By Gaius Nkansah|Akoma FM|3news.com|Ghana