Ghana women’s Premier League gets kick off date and new leadership board

The commencement date and new organizing team for the women’s top-flight season for the West African nation has been revealed

The Ghana Women’s Premier League will make a return on January 17, 2020, according to the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

Following a halt since October 2017 due to a match-fixing scandal, the return of the women’s top-flight is gathering huge excitement.

The commencement date was set by the Kurt Okraku led new GFA Executive Committee following a meeting with the clubs in Accra.

In the same vein, GFA president Okraku announced a seven-member leadership board for the Women’s Premier League, which will be headed by Hilary Boateng, an HR Consultant.

Rosalind Amoh, a women’s football journalist will serve as the vice-chairperson of the committee, while journalist Nana Aba Anamoah, Madam Cleopatria Nsia and Jerry Dugbatey will serve as members.

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Nana Opoku Fosu Gyeabour will represent the northern region, while Christian Isaac Mensah gets the Southern slot as members.

The seven-member committee chaired by Boateng will serve a one-year term and are saddled with the responsibility to improve the quality of the country’s women’s top-flight.

The Ampem Darkoa ladies defeated Lady Strikers 1-0 courtesy of Priscilla Adubea’s strike at Baba Yara Stadium to emerge the champions of the 2017-18 season in Kumasi.

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