Ghana’s football governing body, The Ghana Football Association, has officially opened the Player Transfer Window (TMS)
The federation made this known on 1st Agust 2020. According to the GFA, the transfer window will open until Friday, October 23, 2020.
Per the announcement, clubs at the various levels; 18 Premier League clubs, 48 Division One League clubs, 16 Women’s Premier League clubs, 72 Regional Women’s Division One League clubs, Regional Division Two League clubs, Regional Third Division League clubs as well as the Juvenile League clubs can begin to sign on players.
The various clubs are permitted to sign players within Ghana and those from other countries as well within the period.
The GFA published on its official website that clubs in Ghana can only start transferring and registering local players from August 15 till the end of October.
Ghana football has been on hold since March for Covid-19.
The government is yet to officially lift the ban on team sports to pave way for the season.
It does not look took good for the things and they will have to dig deep into their pocket for money to sign on new players. However, if the teams are to remain relevant, return to winning ways and make the local league attractive, they must bring on board a few new players to augment their current teams.
18 Premier League clubs have struggled to pay their players since March 2020 when the restrictions.
All stakeholders of football in Ghana are looking forward to the next easing of restrictions by the government of Ghana.
If the green light is given to team sports, it will see local football return to Ghana’s pitches.
In the wake of the COVID-19, stakeholders entertained the idea of canceling the league season.
Local football may return to full action in September.