Inter Allies Withdraw From Confed Cupa

directorsINTER Allies Football Club has announced it’s withdrawal from participating in the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup due to financial constraints.

The Tema based club qualified for the continental club competition after finishing as the runner up in the 2013/2014 MTN FA Cup, where they lost to Asante Kotoko.

“We carefully assessed our financial situation and thought it would be prudent to forfeit going to Africa. We have discussed with our stakeholders and this is the difficult decision,” CEO/Brands Manager Delali Senaye told the club’s official website.

“We have asked the Ghana FA to look at the next club who merit the slot to be forwarded to CAF.

“We understand if our followers are disappointed but they shouldn’t be discouraged because better times are ahead of us.”

Inter Allies made a successful debut in the Ghana top-flight by finishing sixth in the premier leagu and missing out on the FA Cup trophy bjn the final.

*The National Sports Authority must prepare for another challenging year after the Finance Minister, Seth Tepker presented the 2015 Budget Statement in parliament on Wednesday without allocating any funds to be shared amongst the 36 sports associations.

Government is only prepared to fund the preparation and participation of the various national teams in the 11th All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo and the qualification to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from the GH?36,186,217 has been allocated to Youth and Sports development for 2015.

The National Sports Authority is owed the GHC3.3million that was supposed to have been shared amongst 33 sports associations, leading to the inability of the associations to organize sports events on their annual calendars.

According to the 2015 Budget Statement, the rehabilitation of the Accra, Kumasi, Essipong and Tamale sports stadia will commence whilst preparatory works for the construction of 5 new stadia in Ho, Koforidua, Bolgatanga, Wa and Sunyani will be initiated.

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