Ghana’s leading online betting and gaming brand, Betway has donated warm-up kits and training equipment to the Ghana Football Association (GFA), towards the development of women’s football in the country.
The donations, according to the global sports betting brand, is to continue rendering their commitment to the growth of women’s football in Ghana.
The items include warm-up kits for all twenty teams participating in the Ghana Women’s Premier League as well as footballs, tactical boards, cones and training bibs among others. These items are expected to help the teams as they prepare for their league games and tournaments.
Presenting the items at a short ceremony, the Marketing Country Manager of the Betway, Kwabena Oppong-Nkrumah indicated that the move is in line to honour the company’s promises they had made amidst developing women’s football in the country.
“This is a marker of our earlier statement where we pledged to offer a mix of solutions to develop the Women’s League in Ghana. Initiatives such as these, as well as the ongoing mentor-ship and training programme, are a testament to our overall contribution to the sports community”
“We trust that these items will be used as development tools to further improve sports in Ghana” Mr. Oppong Nkrumah added.
In appreciation, President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku expressed his gratification to Betway and observed the significance of the gesture.
“Indeed, the support Betway is giving is very significant to the development of the game, given that it addresses the core needs of the clubs. I express our sincere appreciation for the gesture, we remain hopeful that this partnership will be strengthened and one day when the success story of Ghana’s Women’s Premier League and the women’s game, in general, is being told, Betway will receive the prominence it deserves’’ he stated.
Mr. Okraku is adamant the items will go a long way to continue the development of Women’s football in Ghana.
As development partners, Betway has introduced a number of initiatives, including the mentor-ship and training programme that focuses on the upliftment of women’s football in Ghana.