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Sports News of Sunday, 15 March 2020

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Ghana Premier League suspended

The 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League has been suspended. This comes after the president of the country, Nana Akufo-Addo announced government's decision to ban all social gatherings, including church activities, funerals, weddings and sporting events with immediate effect for the next one month.

The decision means the Ghana Premier League, the Ghana Division One league as well as the women’s league competitions will all grind to a halt for the next four weeks.

The drastic measures have become necessary following the announcement that the country had recorded four new cases of the deadly coronavirus disease.

The update brings to six the number of cases in the country, with more than 150 people feared to have come into contact with the patients.

Addressing the nation Sunday evening, Nana Akufo-Addo said 'we are not in normal times and so I ask everyone to put their shoulders to the wheel in an effort to combat this virus".

The Ghana Premier League has enjoyed a great deal of traction in the last few months and has recorded improved numbers at the various stadia.

Kotoko and Hearts of Oak were scheduled to play Inter Allies and King Faisal respectively tomorrow.

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