The 2015/2016 Ghana Premier League Season was officially launched by the Professional League Board (PLB) and Ghana Football Association (GFA) at the headquarters of the GFA (Football House) in Accra.
Vice President of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie, PLB Chairman Ashford Tettey-Oku, PLB Vice Chairman George Amoako, PFAG General Secretary Anthony Baffoe, a representative of DSTV/Supersport Ken Yirenkyi Appah and the GHALCA Chairman Alhaji Raji raced the event which was attended by a large amount of media personnel.
Also in attendance were representatives of the 16 Premier League Clubs.
PLB Chairman Ashford Tettey- Oku highlighted the reasons why the delay in the commencement of the league. He also formally announced that Mr. Tamimu Issah has been promoted to the PLB and he will be in charge of Communications.
The much awaited 2015/2016 Ghana Premier League season will now officially commence on Saturday 20th February 2016 at the various league centers and Asante Kotoko will play WAFA in the first match of the season at the Sogakope park.
The Professional League Board is set to pay an insurance premium for all 30 players from all 16 clubs for the next 2yrs- TonyBaffoe
Kennedy Denkyi Appa of Super Sport urged the media to support the GFA and PLB positively for a successful season.
The Vice President of the FA George Afriyie adviced the media to be positive and ensure that the Ghana Premier League grows and develops like the popular leagues in Europe He noted that very soon some companies will come on board to support the clubs financially.
Credit:Sammy Heywood Okine