Ghanaians without COVID-19 cards can’t watch Ghana vs Nigeria World Cup playoffs


Ghanaians who do not have COVID-19 vaccination card will not be allowed to enter the Cape Coast Sports Stadium

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has revealed that there will be no entry for fans to our various Stadiums without Covid-19 vaccination proof.

This directive from the Ministry include Ghana’s FIFA World Cup playoffs against Nigeria slated later this month at the Cape Coast Stadium.

In a statement issued by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, in other to adhere and curb Covid-19, the Ministry has directed the National Sports Authority and the Ghana Football Association to only admit fans who have their Covid-19 certificate to our various league centres on Match Days.

“The COVID-19 Task force and the Ghana Health Service will mount vaccination centres at Kumasi, Cape Coast, Takoradi and Tamale stadia, one week before the Ghana-Nigeria derby.”

The Ministry also added the use of face mask is strictly encourage at our league centres and hence, GFA should make it a course and make a habit on match days.

The Black Stars booked their place in the play-off round following a 1-0 victory over Bafana Bafana as a result at the Cape Coast Stadium.

The qualified teams are Algeria, Tunisia, Nigeria, Cameroon, DR Congo, Mali, Egypt, Ghana, Senegal and Morocco and five of them after the playoffs will represent Africa at the mundial later this year in Qatar.

By: Frederick Offei-Ansah


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