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Sports News of Monday, 24 December 2018


I’d love to be ambassador for women’s football - Yvonne Okoro

Ghanaian actress Yvonne Okoro has expressed her desire to be an ambassador for Women’s football in Ghana.

The game of football has been dominated by the male gender for decades and while a great deal of work has been done to increase football participation and interest among females, much more effort is still needed in developing women’s football, specifically in Ghana.

In an interview on Asempa FM’s Ladies Time show, the renowned actress said, ”I would love to be an ambassador for women’s football when the game resumes”.

She further stated that she was willing to create awareness of the Women’s game which has been neglected by the football populace.

“It is my hope that women’s football will get the needed support to take a step ahead.”

In terms of the patronage and attention, males have always had a greater share of the support compared to females and even with some effort made to bridge the gap, the situation remains unchanged