President of the Ghana Football Associoation, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi has confirmed that the Ghana Premier League will begin on 4th February, 2016.
He made the confirmatio when Delivering his opening address at the extraordinary Congress of the Association today 4th January, 2016 at the Alisa Hotel in Accra.
The much awaited league, which was set to begin on January 21st has been postponed to Start on the 4th February.
According to him,the GN Bank Division One League will also begin on the 3rd of February, 2017.
He also revealed that the season will be preceded by the traditional season-opening Super Cup, and the re-introduced Gala Competition, which is making a return after a sixteen-year hiatus.
The Super Cup between Premier League Champions, Wa All Stars and FA Cup winners, Bechem United, will be played on the 22nd January 2017 in Tamale.
The Gala, which will be played among Premier League clubs will be played in Kumasi on January 28 and 29 in Kumasi.
The GFA President revealed that hosting of the Gala will be rotated in subsequent editions to allow fans in other regions to also have the chance of seeing newly signed players by Premier League clubs.
Mr Nyantakyi thanked outgoing President John Dramani Mahama for the support he gave to the GFA during his tenure and assured the incoming President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and the incoming government of the unflinching support of the Association.