GFA begins coronavirus testing of Ghana Premier League clubs today
The Ghana Football Association together with government covid-19 task force will begin the COVID-19 testing of players and technical teams of the 18 Premier League clubs on Thursday ahead of the start of the new season next month.
All registered players of the clubs, coaching staff and officials will undergo the test for the purposes of competition integrity, fairness and transparency.
The testing forms part of measures put in place to ensure a safe upcoming 2020/2021 football season.
All registered players of the clubs, coaching staff, and officials of Dawu based Dreams FC will be the first team to go through the testing process.
The other 17 teams will also be taken through the same procedure as part of the Ghana FA’s steps to ensure that a safe start of topflight football on November 13.
It’s been well over seven months since football in Ghana was halted due to Covid-19.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during a COVID-19 update on measures taken to fight the coronavirus eased the banned of football which was imposed since March following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.