The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced the suspension of support for various supporters groups of the nation’s sports team during international competitions.
In a press statement released and signed by the P[ublic Relations Officer of the Minister, Elvis Adjei Baah on Thursday, it stated that call was made due to the reforms being fashioned out for Ghana football and the recent visa scandal which Ghana’s participation in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
The freeze on support also affects media houses.
Ahead of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France, the Ministry said they will make an effort to organize supporters in France to cheer the team up.
There were indications that some supporters and media houses were seeking support from the Ministry to get them to France to either cover or cheer the team.
The Sports Ministry went on state that it had not contracted any travel and tour company or agency to send fans to France or any other international tournament in which a Ghanaian team is participating.
Below is the full statement…
For the attention of the public
— MOYSGH Official (@MOYSGh) July 26, 2018