The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare has revealed in an interview with Kumasi-based Kumasi FM reasons for preventing spectators at the match venue after the GFA had allowed them to be there.
“Yes, we met them today, the FA however revealed its reasons to admit spectators at the stadia, If you will recall the government approved 25% attendance at various league centers but in the course of the season, most protocols were abused, therefore the FA reverted it’s an earlier decision and decided to put up some measures”. He said
“However, we heard it in the media that, fans will be attending the stadia come this weekend, so we called them (FA) into a meeting”.
According to Dr. Nsiah Asare, the Covid-19 pandemic cases has dropped, and would like it to remain so
“The Covid-19 pandemic has reduced a little bit in the country, we don’t want what we experienced in the Christmas time repeat itself especially when Easter is getting closer”.
“We are now monitoring the FA’s proposal to admit fans until we see that those protocols are in the right direction.
So we unanimously agreed to postpone fans attendance this week”,
He also added that they have proposed to the FA that they should start the sales of advance tickets to enable fans to adhere to all protocols
Again, we have proposed to them to sell advance tickets. We don’t want such a way that, fans will not adhere to the various protocols and later banned them again.” He opines.