Players in women’s elite league receive first YEA stipend

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that beneficiaries of the Youth in Sports Programme under the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) have received their first monthly stipend.

The GFA, in July 2020, reached a consensus to enrol five hundred players in the Women’s Premier League on the Youth in Elite Sports Programme under the Sports module initiative.

The allowance, forms part of governments COVID-19 alleviation programme for one thousand (1,000) Ghanaian Athletes through the Youth Employment Agency.

It would be recalled that the National Sports Authority (NSA) and Youth Employment Agency (YEA), on Friday, June 27, 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to kick-start the programme.

The programme is expected to run for an initial six-month period.

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