Global e-transport/mobility brand Uber and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have signed a three-year contract enabling the hail and ride service provider as the official e-hailing partner.
At the signing ceremony, it was revealed that Uber would provide and package tailor made services for football fans who travel far and near to watch the domestic Leagues and national team matches.
Dignitaries and officials in attendance were GFA President Kurt Okraku and Vice President Mark Addo. They were joined by FA Executive Council Members, George Amoako and Nana Sarfo Oduro. Also present was the Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee Akwasi Agyemang and General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo (Esq.)
Representing the San Francisco based company, the Country Manager of Uber, Marjorie Saint-Lot and Uber executive Ursula Wellington disclosed details of their package with the GFA.
The territories to be covered under the deal are the Greater Accra region, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Tamale, Takoradi and Sunyani.
The move is to drive football sustainability within the period of the relationship and to give football fans a special service, i.e., dedicated pick up and drop off area, promo codes, very affordable discounted rates and to deliver to fans an incredible experience on match days.
Essentially, Uber provides mobility as a service, ride-hailing transport alternative for a range of services including package delivery, courier and freight transportation.
By Yaw Ampofo Ankrah #BlackStarsDiary