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GFA to submit a proposal on education and football to the MoE

Mr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh Minister for Education has asked the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to submit a proposal on how the two bodies can effectively collaborate to make football part of the educational system of the country.

This follows a courtesy call on the minister by Mr. Kurt E.S Okraku, President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

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Mr. Opoku Prempeh was who excited by the approach by the GFA and the visitation asked them to as soon as possible submit a proposal for consideration.

The meeting between two bodies discussed possible areas of investments, the establishment of a football academy, higher education for footballers, and the improvement of the annual inter-schools and college competition.

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It also discussed how the two bodies can make football but of education, to ensure that children pursue football to the highest level without a negative impact on education.

Mr. Okraku was accompanied by the Executive Council member Samuel Anim Addo, Western Regional Football Association Chairman Simon Ehomah, and Samuel Aboabire, the Chairman of the Greater Accra Regional Football Association.

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