The National Sports Authority Boss, Professor Peter Twumasi, yesterday led his team of office to evaluate the state of forsaken Nkawkaw sports stadium ahead of Sod-cutting to give the facility a revamp.
The Nkawkaw Brighten Park has been abandoned for over a decades, but Pabbynewslivegh.com, understands that, the stadium will be renovated immediately after Koforidua Sports Stadium.
Professor Peter Twumasi, NSA Boss on his Facebook page inform the general public the latest evolution on the stadium. The post of the Director General of NSA read:
“This morning I joined my colleague CEO from Middle Belt Development Authority, Hon Joe Danquah, to carry out a technical assessment of the Nkawkaw Stadium to pave way for the sod-cutting to renovate the stadium which has been abandoned for over two decades. This forms part of the Government’s extensive sports infrastructure development with 10 new stadiums nearing completion.
The renovation work at Nkawkaw will include construction of a FIFA standard pitch, Olympic standard 8-lanes athletic oval (tartan tracks), multipurpose courts, spectator stands, dressing rooms and offices will be funded by the Middle Belt Development Authority from Government’s One Million Dollar per constituency fund.
It is expected that the Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon Isaac Asiamah, after receiving the technical report will lead to cut sod for the project to take off within next three weeks. Also present for the technical assessment of the site which turned out to be favorable place for the project included NSA Eastern Regional Director, Mrs Gifts Fianu, Deputy CEO of MBDA, Lawyer Joyce Boateng, and Managing Director of Green grass Technology Mr Frank Boahen”.