Beach Soccer: League Venue destroyed by storm ahead of start

first_imgA fierce heavy Storm that battered the Labadi Beach Soccer Arena on Wednesday dawn has forced the Ghana Beach Soccer Association to postpone the start of the round two of the Championship and Division one leagues.A major exercise involving the 20 clubs has also been called off until the area is cleared safe and cleared of the debris washed ashore. The resumption of the league was scheduled for August 9 with the routine clean up exercise expected to proceed on August 7, but as things  turned out, GBSA will now reschedule the start date.President of the Ghana beach Soccer Association though disappointed indicated Beach soccer in Ghana is faced with such challenges during the rainy season.“The leagues cannot resume on Saturday, and the clean up exercise cannot come off either, till the debris is cleared and the Arena is safe for action. It’s definitely a setback but at least all the stake holders are preparing for the league. Beach Soccer generally at this time is at the mercy of nature” he intimatedMeanwhile the Ghana Beach Soccer Association is keen on building on its current 8th position in Africa revealed by the  latest beach soccer world wide ranking released.Meanwhile, discussions to merge the Ghana football Association and GBSA are underway, with a managerial shake up expected to hit the GBSA hierarchy. The National Beach Soccer team (Black Sharks) is looking to impress at the upcoming CAF qualifiers in Seychelles next year. The GBSA will  confirm  the  new date  for the restart  of  the beach Soccer league but there are indications  the leagues  will  resume on August 16.last_img

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