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Congress amends statutes; 18-Club League maintained

The Ghana Premier League will now be played by eighteen Clubs after Congress agreed to amend its statutes by increasing its numbers to 124.

A decision was made during Thursday’s ordinary Congress where the Clubs voted to have two additional teams for the elite division.

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The Ghana FA annual Congress is currently ongoing in Prampram

Already Great Olympics and King Faisal had been reinstated for the 2019/20 season.

However the amendment means that the decision will be permanent hence the domestic top-flight will be played by eighteen teams instead of the initial sixteen.

Also three teams will be demoted at the end of the season instead of five.

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The Ghana Premier League will now be played by eighteen teams

This format increases the participation of teams in Ghana’s top-flight.

Congress meanwhile are expected to make several other amendments before the end of the day.

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Frank Darkwah

Ghanaian Sports Journalist who specializes in Sports Photography and Sports writing. Accredited CAF and FIFA photo journalist

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