The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that no match tickets will be sold at the Accra sports stadium on Sunday for the Ghana Premier League top fixture between joint leaders Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko. However, tickets will go on sale on Friday and Saturday at selected outlets.
The new directive on ticket sales was arrived at during the first round of stakeholder consultation at the Accra stadium on Tuesday between the GFA, National Sports authority, Ghana League Clubs Association, representatives of Hearts and Kotoko, national security and the Red Cross.
Among steps take to ensure security, there shall be joint military and police teams to be deployed at vantage roads leading to the stadium on Sunday, among measures to avoid overcrowding and mass gathering at the stadium entrance hours leading to the most anticipated league fixture.
A stakeholder meeting was held in Accra on Tuesday ahead of the big match
The FA and Hearts managements are in talks to ensure the availability of match tickets which would bear security features to avoid counterfeits at the designated selling points on Friday and Saturday.
Known as the 'Super Clash', Sunday's encounter will be played with a maximum stadium capacity of 25 under strict COVID-19 protocols as required by the National COVID-19 Task Force and the GFA Matchday COVID-19 protocols.