The National Sports Authority (NSA) is vetting over 1,000 selected athletes, for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) stimulus package following the effects of the coronavirus pandemic at the Accra Sports Stadium.
This is to verify the authenticity of the selected athletes by the various federations and associations, as each athlete is expected to receive monthly stipends of GHC 500.00 from the Youth Employment Agency (YEA).
In all 500 individuals from women football have been earmarked as beneficiaries, with 30 registered players each from the 16 Women’s Premier League clubs (totaling 480) and 20 other persons in the league.
There would also be other beneficiaries from the rest of the sporting disciplines.
Mr. Charles Obeng Amofah Ag. Public Relations Officer said the exercise would last for two weeks.
The Committee is chaired by Mr. Kwame Baah Head of Monitoring and Evaluation at the NSA would submit their report for payment by the end of the first week of August.