The Budgetary allocation for the Ministry of Youth and Sports has seen a reduction from GH¢43,795,046 in 2019 to GH? 40, 161, 682.

The Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Wednesday announced on the floor of Parliament that GH? 40, 161, 682 will be used to run the activities of the Sports Ministry for next year.

Per the Finance Minister, the Sports Ministry will help with the following national football team assignments:

Qualification to the 2021 African Cup of Nations Tournament in Cameroon

The 2022 World Cup Tournament in Qatar

The qualification of the U-20 Football Team to the 2021 U-20 AFCON in Mauritania

Qualification of the Black Starlets to the 2021 U-17 AFCON in Morocco.

Participation of the Black Princesses as well as the Black Maidens in their respective 2020 Women’s World Cup Qualifying Tournaments.

The allocation is supposed to be used to run the activities of the Ministry of Youth and Sports as well as develop other youth programs and projects in the country.

Story by : Pearl Abaidoo-Abbam


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