GFA cancels 2019/20 football season

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has cancelled the 2019/2020 football season. A statement on the their website indicated that the decision was informed by the coronavirus pandemic that has rocked football activities since March 16, 2020.

Full statement below:

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has taken a decision to cancel the 2019/20 football season following a marathon meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the GFA Secretariat in Accra.

Accordingly, all records associated to the season has been expunged but fines accrued must be honoured by clubs.

There shall also be no demotion and promotion.

The League season has been on suspension since March 16, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The GFA has been engaging Government, CAF and FIFA and on the way forward for the season following which the Executive Council has finally taken a decision to cancel the season after considering all the key factors.

The Executive Council also decided that per the relevant provisions of the CAF inter-club football Regulations, Asante Kotoko SC and AshGold SC will represent Ghana in the CAF Champions League and the Confederations Cup respectively.

The Executive Council will meet on Thursday, July 9, 2020 to discuss all issues relating to the next football season and Congress.

The GFA will continue its engagement with all sponsors and all stakeholders following the cancellation of the season.

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