GFA releases fixtures for 2021-2022 football season

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has officially released fixtures for the 2021-22 football season.

The likes of Bibiani Gold Stars, Real Tamale United and Accra Lions handed tough fixtures while the Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko clash on week 7 at the Accra Sports Stadium

In other fixtures, defending champions Hearts of Oak will host Legon Cities at the Accra Sports Stadium in the week one of the league while Asante Kotoko will make a trip to Dawu at the Theatre of Dreams to face Dreams FC.

Newly promoted side Real Tamale United will host Accra Great Olympics while Gold Stars FC will play Berekum Chelsea at home with Accra Lions hosting Elmina Sharks at home.

Hearts of Oak won the 2020-21 league with vibrant coach Samuel Boadu.

This year’s league is expected to kick start on 29th October, 2021.

In Other News: Ghana to receive 1.3 Million Pfizer Vaccines from US Gov’t

The Vice President of the United States of America (USA), Kamala Harris, has assured the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the US will soon donate some 1.3 million Pfizer vaccines to Ghana.

This is in addition to some 1.2 million Moderna vaccines received by Ghana on 4th September 2021 from the United States.

Vice President Harris made this known on Thursday, 23rd September 2021, when she held bilateral talks with President Akufo-Addo at the White House, with the aim of stringing the ties of co-operation and friendship that exist between the two countries.

Addressing a press conference, prior to the holding of a closed-door meeting between the pair and their delegations, the American Vice President indicated Ghana and the United States share a commitment to global health and to minimise the effects of COVID-19.

“None of us have been immune from the ravages of the pandemic. We recognize our shared responsibility to collaborate, to share resources, to not only continue to address the effects of COVID-19, but also to prepare for the next pandemics,” she said.

She continued, “The United States is proud to be a member of COVAX and the African Union, and has donated more than 1.2 million doses of the Moderna vaccine to Ghana. I am proud to announce that, shortly, we will send 1.3 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine.”

Welcoming President Akufo-Addo to the White House, Mrs. Harris indicated that the meeting with the Ghanaian President “is a reaffirmation of the strength of the relationship between the United States and Ghana, and of course we have deep in historical ties or official bilateral relationship began in 1957.”

Commending President Akufo-Addo for the handling of Ghana’s economy, she stated that “American companies continue to ramp up in Ghana, understanding the significance of the work that they do there to America’s economy much less to the partnership between Ghana and the United States.”

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