The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr Kurt E.S Okraku, on Tuesday, 26 May 2020, held a meeting with Education Minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh on partnerships for mutual benefits.
The meeting, which took place at the Minister’s office in Accra, discussed a host of issues and also looked at how the two entities can work together for a common good.
They looked at various ways the GFA could partner with the Education Ministry to ensure that children not only follow education but also pursue their sports talents.
Executive Council member Samuel Anim Addo, Western Regional Football Association Chairman Simon Ehomah and the Chairman of the Greater Accra Regional Football Association Samuel Aboabire, accompanied the president to the meeting.
They also touched on the possibility of setting up a football academy, the possibility of footballers getting scholarships to pursue higher levels of education, investment, enhancement and improvement of the inter-collages football festivals across the country, from where, in the past, players that formed the Academicals were picked.
The Minister was excited by the approach of the GFA and asked the federation to submit a proposal for consideration.