Speaking at the launch of the 16- club University of Ghana Football League which is to be organized with support of the Ghana Football Association, he announced that the University is opening a Department for Physical Education and Sports for people interested in studying about sports and related subjects.
Kwesi Nyantekyi who was special guest for the launch following his election to the FIFA Executive Council promised the GFA’s desire to technically support other institutions to develop and promote football.
Professor Samuel Kwame Ofei, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana said the management of the University knows the benefits of sports and encouraged total participation. He noted that the University has a policy on admission of students who are gifted with sporting talent.
Dr. Bella Bello Bitugu, Head of the Sports Directorate of the University of Ghana thanked the GFA for their promise and support. He hinted that the whole community of Legon and surrounding area will benefit after the completion of the Legon University Stadium.