The Managing Director of CalBank, Philip Owiredu, has re-affirmed their commitment to continue with their long standing relationship in the development and promotion of Beach Soccer in Ghana.
Mr Owiredu and CalBank officials on Tuesday, September 22, met with the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku as well as the Chairman of Beach Soccer Committee, Yaw Ampofo Ankrah for the first time since the new administration took office.
“I hope this long standing relationship with beach soccer, which is now under the umbrella of the Ghana FA would see even more strides being made. I wish to once again congratulate Mr. Kurt Okraku on his election. I must say that so far I have been impressed with the positive tone he carries. I hope this would also materialize into positive action,” said Mr Owiredu.
On his part, the GFA President assured CalBank of exciting days and even firmer relationship.
“The good work that has been done over the years is highly commendable and that gives us a strong foundation to now accelerate the development of beach soccer to new heights”.
Over the years, CalBank has sponsored consecutive league seasons of the sport and the national beach soccer team, the Black Sharks which has won the bank numerous honours and commendations.
The meeting was also attended by the Head of Competitions at the GFA, Mr. Sena Akoto-Ampaw, Head of Marketing, Mr. Jamil Maraby and Special Aide to the GFA President, Mr. Mike Osekere.