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Nana Akuffo Addo dashes Phobia GH¢1Million for CAF Cup Preparation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has submitted a measure of GHS 1 Million to Premier League football club Accra Hearts of Oak for its readiness towards the CAF Confederation Cup competition which starts next Sunday.

The Club had approached the President at the Jubilee House, Accra on Tuesday to present to him two prizes the “Phobia” club won in the last football season, which notwithstanding: that for the Ghana Premier League and the F.A Cup.

President Akufo-Addo lauded the club for the accomplishment and asked them to strive to reestablish the nation’s pride in mainland club football.

“I have followed the fortunes of Hearts of Oak for my entire life. I need to salute you…you have done quite well. You have lifted the picture of our country,” he said.

He said the time had come for we to hear some uplifting news about Ghana’s association on the mainland football and I accept Hearts of Oak will lead the way.”

The President noticed that securing two prizes in a season was no mean accomplishment, and squeezed the club to do everything it can to add-on the Confederation cup.

He guaranteed the group of his help in their trip on Sunday and asked the board, the executives and specialized group of Hearts of Oak to make a solid effort to lift the picture of Ghana in the competition.

A Board Member of Accra Hearts of Oak, Vincent Sowah Odotei, said thanks to the President for showing authority during the “Number 12” examinations uncover by the counter defilement analytical association, Tiger Eye P.I, which uncovered far reaching debasement in Ghanaian football.

He additionally praised the President for deftly dealing with the COVID-19 circumstance, which he said prompted a significant expansion in the participation of observers at football matches.

 

Source : Ghana News Agency

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