Communications Director of the Sports Ministry, Mr. Elvis Adjei Baah, has disclosed that an amount of GHS 5 million has been allocated to the University of Ghana for the completion of the University of Ghana Sports Stadium.
Mr. Elvis in an interview with Rainbow Sports noted that, it is true that the said amount of money has been given to the Authorities of the University to complete the project by October ending this year.
“We will be very glad if the up-coming African Women’s Championship which is to be hosted in Ghana would be played at the stadium” he added.
The Ministry has plans of making sure that the project is completed by the end of the year.
He however urged workers on the project to ensure that they are able to meet the completion date of the facility before the African Women’s Championship.
The Legon Sports Stadium has long been ear-marked as a National Stadium and was allotted some money for a re-construction but has long been abandon.
Construction of the multi-million dollar stadium was started in 2004 by CONSAR Limited under the administration of former President John Agyekum Kuffuor.
But, in the last four years, work has stalled after the Ghana Education Trust Fund GETFund decided not to finance the project.
The stadium if completed will be one of the venues for 2018 African Women’s Championship to be hosted by Ghana. Meanwhile, the contractors have been ta
By: Adnan Osman (Intern Rainbow Radio)