FIFA president hails Hearts for winning Premier League

In a letter to the GFA president, Kurt Okraku, the FIFA boss hailed Hearts of Oak’s victory, attributing it to hard work, passion and commitment

Gianni Infantino, the president of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), has congratulated Accra Hearts of Oak for emerging as the champions of the 2020-21 Ghana Premier League season.

In a letter to the president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Okraku, the FIFA boss hailed Hearts of Oak’s victory, attributing it to the hard work, passion and commitment exhibited by every member of the team towards their triumph.

“Please allow me to congratulate Hearts of Oak for having been crowned 2020/21 champions of Ghana!” the FIFA boss wrote.

“This title is, no doubt, the result of hard work, passion and commitment, and everyone at the club can be proud of this important achievement.

“I would be grateful if you could please extend my congratulations to everybody involved, whom I encourage to continue working with team spirit, passion and determination.

“On behalf of the international football community, I finally take this opportunity to thank you and your Association for your contribution to the development and the prosperity of football in Ghana, in your region and around the world. I look forward to seeing you again soon.”

Hearts of Oak were handed the league trophy at the WAFA Park in Sogakope on Saturday despite their 1-0 loss to WAFA in the last round of matches.

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