Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has donated a whopping $10,000 to Hasaacas Ladies FC towards the team’s upcoming Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Women’s Champions League qualifiers.
The presentation was done on behalf of him by Special Aide Mr. Tamimu Issa on Monday, July 13 at the team’s camping base at the Ghanaman Soccer Center of Excellence in Prampram.
Speaking on behalf of the Vice President, Mr. Issa said the donation to the team was to aid their preparation as they seek to grab a slot at the maiden CAF Women’s Champions league in Egypt.
He said “The Vice President heard of the public appeal for support as you go to Ivory Coast to represent Ghana.
“He asked me to come and make this donation as his contribution to the team. This is in support of the team. He believes that you can make it hence he encourages you to go make yourselves and the country proud.”
Having won the Women’s Premier League and Women’s FA Cup this season, the Vice President believes in the team’s capabilities and tasked them to excel in their Africa campaign.
Mr. Nana Benyin Eyison, the President of Hasaacas Ladies thanked Dr. Bawumia and promised that the club would strive to qualify and win laurels for the country adding that, “ This is a big one and it came in handy to us”.
Hasaacas Ladies is paired with Rivers Angels FC and AS Police de Niamey in the qualifiers.
The team is expected to leave the shores of Ghana on Wednesday, July 15 to battle for a ticket in the qualifiers.