The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has extended the registration window for Beach Soccer clubs in the country to Friday, September 18, 2020 in order for clubs to complete and submit their application.
The extended period would allow clubs ample time to prepare the required documents and details for a smooth transition to the GFA electronic system.
It would be re-called that beach soccer clubs were poised to commence the registration process before Covid-19 halted the workshops and training seminars.
The Chairman of Ghana Beach Soccer, Yaw Ampofo Ankrah has held meetings with the General Secretary of the FA Mr. Prosper Harrison Addo as well as competions and club licensing officials in their desire to conclude a smooth transition from the existing template to the new GFA electronic system.
Currently, 26 Beach Soccer teams have indicated their readiness to become full fledged Beach Soccer clubs.
In a related development, Ghana Beach Soccer has received a huge boost with the appointment of six Ghanaians to serve on various committees of the African Beach Soccer Union (ABSU).
The appointments were confirmed after an Executive Committee meeting was held in late August to delibrate on issues relatng to the future of the rapidly growing sand sport across the continent.
Broadcaster and Ghana Beach Soccer Chairman Yaw Ampofo Ankrah has been hand picked to head the Media/Communications and Branding team of ABSU.
In a release from the ABSU secretariat in Lagos – Nigeria, referee George Darko has also been given a role on the Technical and Youth Development Committee.
Other appointments include Nana Poku Amankwah who is currently the organizing secretary of Ghana Beach Soccer while Dennis Mensah and Ruben Dzidodo Adjahoe (CEO of Keta Sunset) who have been appointed to serve at the Union Secretariat.
TV3 sports producer and reporter Janet Amankwah has also been given a role to serve on the Beach Soccer Women’s Development Committee of the Union.