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Govt extends COVID-19 support for Ghanaian athletes

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The Ghana Government through the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) on Wednesday, 7th April 2021 has signed a contract to extend the financial support given athletes for an additional six months.

This was confirmed via a Facebook post by the Director-General of the National Sports Authority (NSA) Prof. Peter Twumasi.

Per the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed, 1000 elites sports athletes and technical handlers will continue to receive financial support of GHS500.00 to minimize the COVID-19 impact.

The development will beneficial for the various athletes under the Ghana Football Association (GFA), federations under the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), and the National Paralympic Committee (NPC).

The contract extension signing ceremony so some dignitaries and federation head present including the Minister for Youth and Sports (MoYS) Hon. Mustafa Ussif.

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