FIFA, CAF approve GFA’s request to allow 4,000 fans watch Ghana-Zimbabwe qualifier match

The Federation Of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation Of African Football (CAF) have approved the Ghana Football Association’s request to allow 4,000 spectators to watch Ghana Vs Zimbabwe World Cup Qualifier at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

A statement on the GFA website states the request had gone through via ” the hard work and negotiating prowess of the Ghana Football Association.”

“CAF has approved Four Thousand (4,000) spectators for the match – an improvement over the 2,250 spectators which was approved for last month’s opener against Ethiopia,” the statement indicated.

Per this directive, the Safety and Security Officer of the GFA, Julius Ben Emunah shall together with all the relevant stakeholders i.e., Ministry of Youth and Sports, National Sports Authority, the Security Agencies and the COVID-19 Officer, Dr. Christine Baah ensure strict adherence of the CAF/FIFA COVID-19 protocols.

“The GFA advise Ghanaians to obey all the Protocols strictly to first and foremost have a successful match and also to avoid any sanctions from CAF and FIFA,” said the statement.

The Group G encounter between Ghana and Zimbabwe will kick off at 1600GMT on Saturday, October 9, 2021.

By Wilberforce Justice||Ghana

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