Media Remains Key Ahead Of Ghana Premier League Resumption
As the countdown to the resumption of the Ghana Premier League, draws closer with each passing day, the media remains key to the league’s growth. To this end, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced procedures for media accreditation for coverage of the league season.
In a media release, the GFA outlined various categories accreditation to be adhered to, strictly. According to the statement, accreditation cards issued and used last season, remain “valid for entry to [league] matches”. The statement also reveals the cards are equally “valid” for FA Cup matches.
For members who applied last year for media accreditation but were not issued cards, the GFA says such will be available “by close of this week”.
The accreditation process has also been opened to new applicants.
All new application requests according to the statement, “must be on a letterhead of the media house” through which applications are made. And these applications must be duly signed by a titled official of the media house.
These requests must reach the FA by close of day on Wednesday February 17, 2016.
Accredited media personnel whose cards are missing, can also apply for replacement cards.
The likelihood of television stations in Ghana to show interest in covering the Premier League, is also captured in the release. According to the statement, television stations are directed to open correspondence with broadcast rights owner Multichoice Ghana, for the necessary rights arrangements. This category in the release is silent about radio stations.
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