Betway donates to Women's Premier League in Ghana to aid development
Betway, the development partners of the Women's Premier League, have donated various items, including warm-up kits, footballs, tactical boards, cones, and training bibs, to the twenty teams participating in the Malta Guinness Women's Premier League.
The donation was presented during the monthly leadership and development seminar held at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra.
The Country Manager (Operations) of Betway, Magnus Rex Danquah Jnr. said items are expected to assist the teams for the remainder of the 2022/23 season and beyond.
President Simeon-Okraku praised Betway for their dedication to the development of the Women's game, stating that their positive intent speaks volumes towards the growth of the Women's Premier League.
He expressed appreciation for Betway's support and reaffirmed his commitment to capacity building, stating that the Football Association will continue to support their activities to ensure that the Women's Premier League becomes the number one football brand for the Association.
He disclosed that the men's Premier League in Ghana was reportedly envious of the rapid development of the Women's Premier League, which he attributed to the cooperation of the clubs and the new ideas and initiatives introduced by Betway.
Betway has been a key partner of the Football Association since we went into marriage and I remember saying the marriage will be for better and for worse. Indeed, the positive intent of Betway speaks volumes towards the development of our Women Premier League’’ he said.
"Currently in Ghana, the Male Premier League are very envious of the fast developing rate of the Women’s Premier League and it is because our clubs have been very cooperative with all the new ideas and things that Betway as a key partner are introducing into the management especially into the governance of our sport".
"Today obviously is a reaffirmation of the love that Betway has shown to the Football Association and me being here today is to give and show appreciation to Betway for all the support they have been offering our clubs and the football Association in general and to say that we appreciate what they have been doing.
"I have said on numerous occasions and platforms that capacity building is always a need area of our sport and the fact that you are offering assistance and chance to add value to the brand Women’s Premier Leaguer is something that gladdens the heart of the leadership of football in the country.
"I believe our clubs are making good use of this opportunity and we can already see there is a big change in the way they see and deliver football.
"Going forward, we will continue to support all your activities as far as we can and to ensure that the Women’s Premier League becomes the number one football brand for the Football Association. We thank you and are grateful for all your support," President Simeon-Okraku added."