Police, nat’l security, football people meet today ahead of Hearts-Kotoko clash on Sunday

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the National Sports Authority (NSA) will hold a stakeholder meeting today, Tuesday, 22 June 2021, ahead of the Ghana Premier League’s match day 31 clash between archrivals Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko.

The meeting will come off at the Media Centre of the Accra Sports Stadium.

The meeting is expected to bring together all the major stakeholders who are directly connected with the organisation of football events in Ghana.

The GFA will be represented by the General Secretary, Mr Prosper Harrison Addo, and members of the GFA Safety and Security Committee while Professor Peter Twumasi, Director-General of the National Sports Authority, sits in for his office.

Kwame Opare Addo, Communications Manager and Charles Kwarteng, Commercial Manager of Accra Hearts of Oak, as well as Yaw Amponsah, CEO of Asante Kotoko SC, will be present.

The others include representatives of the National Security Coordinator, Ghana Police Service, Ghana Armed Forces, Ambulance Service, Ghana Red Cross Society, Ghana Fire Service, the Police MTTD and the Ghana League Clubs Association.

The Medical Directorate of the Civil Service Clinic and the National Investigations Bureau will also be in attendance.

The stakeholder meeting will discuss, among other things, key elements that are needed for the organisation of the game, i.e., security, media accreditation, medical, ticketing, emergency projections, logistical issues and transportation.

The game between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko is scheduled for 3 pm at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday, 27 June 2021.


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