#GhBudget: Ken Ofori-Atta on sports in 2020 Budget Statement

first_imgThe 2020 Budget Statement presented on the floor of the Parliament of Ghana captures the support of the government of Ghana to sporting activities.In the official 2020 Budget Statement, the Ministry of Finance highlighted its support to all the national football teams including the Black Stars of Ghana.In 2020, the Ministry will facilitate the qualification and participation of all the National Football Teams in various international tournaments including the Black Stars preparation and qualification to the 2021 African Cup of Nations Tournament in Cameroon, the 2022 World Cup Tournament in Qatar, the participation of theBlack Stars Team “B” in the 2020 CHAN Cup of Nations Tournament in Cameroun, the qualification of the U-20 Football Team to the 2021 U-20 AFCON in Mauritania and the qualification of the Black Starlets to the 2021 U-17 AFCON in Morocco.The Ministry of Youth and Sports will also support the female national football teams in their quest for laurels.The Ministry will facilitate the participation of the Black Princesses as well as the Black Maidens in their respective 2020 Women’s World Cup QualifyingTournaments.The Youth and Sports Ministry has been allocated an amount of about GHS 40 million to run all its activities for the 2020 calendar year.This was highlighted in the 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy which was read by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, on the floor of Parliament on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.last_img

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