The nation’s football association chief has slammed the decision by government’s representative to charge clubs higher fees for the use of stadiums ahead of the new season
Ghana Football Association president Kurt Okraku has kicked against National Sports Authority’s decision to charge clubs that will use Accra Sports Stadium.
According Okraku, the 20,000 and 15,000 cedis to be paid by category B and C clubs respectively during each home games at the Accra Sports Stadium are exorbitant figures which will only derail the plans and financial stability of the clubs.
Following the temporal closure of Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi, giants Asante Kotoko have added to Hearts of Oak, Great Olympics, Legon Cities and Inter Allies as five clubs to use the venue for their Ghana Premier League games.
“I have read in the public space a statement from the NSA on new stadia user facility charges. I will say this is unfortunate and our GFA will engage the NSA on this exorbitant and unacceptable fees… !!!!!!#bringbackthelove,” Okraku posted on Facebook Tuesday afternoon.
AshesGyamera.com understands that Kotoko have also decided to play their Caf Champions League home games in Accra while Ashanti Gold will remain at their Lenclay Sports Stadium as they participate in the Caf Confederation Cup.