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Opare Addo speaks on cancelled Aduana Stars, Hearts GHPL opener

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Communications director of Hearts of Oak, Kwame Opare Addo has spoken on the Ghana premier league opener between Aduana Stars and Hearts of Oak which was called-off at the 11th hour.

The game which was scheduled for 3 PM on Saturday at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park was called off by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) over fears of COVID-19 infection among the Hearts team.

But speaking to Kumasi-based Light FM, Opare Addo revealed his disappointment over the failure of the game to come off as intended.

According to him, the official communication requested that the Hearts of Oak team together with their management undergo a COVID-19 retest.

“After all our extensive preparation towards the league, only to hear the cancellation of our first game against Aduana Stars was simply unpalatable.”

“The communique was requesting us to seek for retest for the Covid-19 on our players and management, ” Opare Addo is quoted.

Meanwhile, in a related development Ghana premier league side Elmina Shark have also confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the team.

This comes just a day after the decision by the GFA to call-off the Aduana, Hearts opener.

The news has cast a state of uncertainty which reports suggesting a possible suspension or cancellation of the 2020/21 Ghana premier league season.


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