Black Stars donate PPEs to Ghana FA
Ghana senior national team, the Black Stars, on Friday, July 24, 2020, donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worth one hundred thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢100,000) to the Ghana Football Association.
The team’s kind gesture is to contribute to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and the items are set to be distributed to Ghanaians through the various Regional Football Associations.
The items include hand sanitizers, face masks, and other personal protective gear.
Blacks stars manager George Amoako together with head coach C.K Akonnor made the presentation on behalf of the team
“We make this presentation on behalf of our Black Stars players. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the team decided to make contributions towards this presentation we are making this afternoon,” Mr. Amoakoh said in an interview with the GFA media team.
“The contributions put together came up to the tune of GH¢100,000. The Black Stars Management is presenting to the GFA for onward distribution to the general public,” he added.
On behalf of the GFA, President Kurt E.S Okraku commended the players for not only thinking about their health.
“This is a big surprise, honestly, for the FA to receive this amazing support from our own players, our gallant Black Stars players who have been thinking about not only their health but also the health of our general populace.
“So, it is very, very gratifying that members of our senior national team, the Black Stars, will also make this amazing contribution of hundred thousand Ghana cedis that have been used to purchase these PPEs for the use of the general public.
“On behalf of the Executive Council, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to our players and the members of the Black Stars Management Committee for this amazing support.
“These items will be distributed across, and it will reach the homes of many. We thank you so much and may the Almighty God bless us all,” the GFA President added.