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Sports News of Friday, 14 April 2017


Sports Minister hints at renovating sporting facilities

Massive renovation will begin on the Accra Sports Stadium in June as promised by Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah on his inspection of the facility dubbed as the Nation’s Wembley .

Since its major uplift ahead of the 2008 Nations Cup hosted in Accra, the Stadium has been left unattended to with all section in a dilapidated state.

Past Sports Ministers at the beginning of their tenures promised to renovate but none of these plans saw day but Isaac Asiamah says his government is more committed to their campaign message and that the gesture will even me made a nationwide program.

Speaking to the press on his visit to the Accra Sports stadium , Hon. Isaac Asiamah did not mince in explaining the modalities around which his government will uplift the sporting landscape.

“By June we shall start renovating our sports stadia. It will be in phases with those in critical condition addressed first.

“It is not just about building Sports stadia but maintaining them as well.

“Maintenance is going to be our key priority. We have an intensive maintenance routine that will last longer”, The Sports Minister revealed.

Many have blamed the handlers of the sporting facilities for the current problems faced by the sector , the latest been the Cape Coast Sports just less than 10 months into its inauguration.

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