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"We Have Completed All Rennovation Works At Accra Sports Stadium" - Youth/Sports Mininster

Updated: May 12, 2022

The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif has revealed that his Ministry has completed all renovation works at the Nation's Wembley, Accra Sports Stadium.

According to him, Government is working vigorously to ensure that it upgrades all sporting infrastructure in the country.

"With Accra Sports Stadium, phases one, two, and three, currently we have completed all renovation works at the Accra Sports Stadium"

Baba Yara Sports Stadium, phase one has been completed, and we are working on phase two to ensure that all the issues that CAF has indicated, we meet all these requirements and also ensure that the facility can host any other tournament.

Cape Coast Sports Stadium, phase one is done, Sekondi Sports Stadium, phase one is currently ongoing, they are working on phase two.

We have put up ninety Astroturfs across the country and we must state on record that when we came into existence, we met only two astroturfs.

The Minister further hinted his Ministry will ensure that persons who travel with the various sporting disciplines in the name of media are indeed Journalists.

Responding to whether Government intends sponsoring the Ghana Premier League, he said the Akufo-Addo administration is in talks with the Football Association on how it can support the league.

He further called on corporate institutions to come onboard and sponsor the Ghanaian Premier League.

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith



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