The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has taken delivery of 1000 balls from Decathlon Ghana.
The company on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, presented One Thousand KIPSTA footballs to the Ghana Football Association (GFA), at a short ceremony at the Junction Mall in Accra.
The presentation is part of fulfilling the company’s promise to the GFA following the announcement of a sponsorship deal in October 2020.
The footballs will be used by Women’s Premier League clubs
Presenting the KIPSTA footballs on behalf of Decathlon Ghana was C.E.O Mr. Kwasi Tabury.
He was supported by Mr. Joseph Adaklumegah (Supply leader), Mr. Nathaniel Okai (Sports Leaders, Hiking) and Mr. Jafaru Mustapha (Communications Leader), Decathlon Ghana.
In his speech, Mr. Tabury stated, “As a Company, the accessibility of sports is of utmost importance to us. So, to be able to provide the pleasure and benefits of Sports to Ghanaians, brings us joy and fulfilment.
The balls were received on behalf of the GFA by Madam Hillary Boateng (Chairperson, Woman’s Premier League Board), Mr. Sena Akoto-Ampaw (Head of Competitions Department), Mr. Jamil Maraby (Head of Marketing) and Mr. Henry Asante Twum (Director of Communications).
Speaking at the presentation, Madam Hillary Boateng applauded Decathlon Ghana on the swift delivery of the balls and added that they had come in at the right time to aid with training ahead of the upcoming league season.
In an interview with Rainbow sports, the communications manager Jafaru Mustapha said” Our attention is to focus on the women’s league by raising it up to a standard or level where they will compete with the men’s league”.
Adding that, the agreement was to provide them with 1000 balls which they have and they are looking forward to providing other equipment that will help improve the women’s league.
By: Andrews Adunkwah