The budgetary allocation for the Ministry of Youth and Sports this time saw a reduction from GH¢43,795,046 in 2019 to GH¢ 40, 161, 682.
Presenting the 2020 Budget Statement on the floor of Parliament on Wednesday, the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta announced that GH¢ 40, 161, 682 will be used to run the activities of the Sports Ministry for next year.
In the official 2020 Budget Statement, the Ministry of Finance highlighted its support to all the national football teams including the Black Stars of Ghana.
''In 2020, the Ministry will facilitate the qualification and participation of all the National Football Teams in various international tournaments including the Black Stars preparation and qualification to the 2021 African Cup of Nations Tournament in Cameroon, the 2022 World Cup Tournament in Qatar, the participation of the
Black Stars Team “B” in the 2020 CHAN Cup of Nations Tournament in Cameroun, the qualification of the U-20 Football Team to the 2021 U-20 AFCON in Mauritania and the qualification of the Black Starlets to the 2021 U-17 AFCON in Morocco''.
''The Ministry of Youth and Sports will also support the female national football teams in their quest for laurels''.
''The Ministry will facilitate the participation of the Black Princesses as well as the Black Maidens in their respective 2020 Women’s World Cup Qualifying Tournaments''.