GFA secures sponsorship for Ghanaian referees
The Ghana Football Association(GFA) has secured a deal with the Intercity STC Coaches Limited to support referees in three flagship competitions of the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
The Intercity STC Coaches Limited has agreed to a 50% reduction on all the fares for referees for the upcoming season.
The agreement was reached on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, when Executives of the GFA, led by President Kurt E.S Okraku, called on the management of the state-owned transport operator in Accra.
An Executive Council member of the association, Nana Sarfo Oduro, and Referees Manager, Alex Kotey, accompanied the President to the meeting with support for referees in the Premier League, National Division One League, and the Women’s Premier League being top of the agenda.
Intercity STC Coaches Limited was represented by the Managing Director, Nana Akomea, Deputy Managing Director (Operations), Kwabena Sintim-Aboagye, and other senior management members.
“This is our contribution towards the development of football in our country,” Managing Director Hon. Nana Akomea said during the meeting.
“This deal will ensure that the cost burden on our referees is lessened and they will travel on the safest Intercity STC Coaches which is very comfortable and has good Wi-Fi connectivity,” he said.