Ghana: Optimum Media Prime Fulfils Pledge to GFA
Optimum Media Prime (OMP), the exclusive Global media and TV rights holders of the Black Stars World Cup/Africa Cup home matches has presented GH ¢97,500 cheque to the Ghana Football Association(GFA) at the GFA Secretariat in Accra.
The short presentation was the third installment by OMP, as part of its obligation as the exclusive Global Media and TV rights holders of the Stars' second round World Cup/Nations Cup games.
The President of the FA, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi noted that: "Government alone can't shoulder the financial burdens of our national teams, hence the need for financial assistance from corporate institutions."
He commended OMP for displaying high sense of professionalism and honesty by honouring its financial pledge, saying "We are grateful for living up to your contractual agreement, we really appreciate the healthy relationship existing between us."Broadcasting is not free, it's a commercial property which must be exploited for the cause of the game," said the FA boss.
The Chief Executive Officer of OMP, Fadi Fattal, noted that the gesture forms part of his outfits social responsibility and hanker to take soccer and sports in general to a higher pedestal.
Ghanaian Chronicle Accra