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Sports News of Tuesday, 16 June 2020

Source: GNA

GFA to develop policy on women's football

Naa Odofoley Nortey a member of the erstwhile Normalization Committee, of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Madam Habiba Attah Forson, Executive Council member have been tasked to come up with a comprehensive policy document on women’s football.

The decision was taken on Friday, June 12, 2020, during a meeting of the national team’s department led by Deputy General Secretary Alex Asante, the Black Queens Management Committee and GFA President Kurt Okraku.

They have two weeks to come up with a draft that would be considered and approved by the Executive Council.

This is part of the GFA’s efforts to put in place a detailed plan to change the narrative on women’s football by making it attractive to the corporate world and to draw eyeballs to the brand.

The policy is to also focus on improving visibility, packaging, and branding. The document, when delivered, would go a long way to change the existing narrative and mindset about women’s football in Ghana.

Mr. Kurt Okraku President of GFA, believes these vital areas need to be looked at holistically to serve as a policy guideline for women’s football when adopted. He opines its implementation must start from the grass-root level and club level .

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