Today’s congress marks an important milestone for Ghana Normalisation Committees mandate as far as the statutes of GFA is concerned.
I wish the congress fruitful deliberation today – Dr Kofi Amoah.
We are a fine football nation and our past glories can inspire us, but we need to get back to the drawing board and plan for the future.
Amongst our special guest, today are Luca Nicola Fifa head of member associations governance services and Solomon Mudege Fifa senior development manager.
FIFA’s wish is to have Ghana football back in the news for the right reasons -Luca Nicola.
Phar Rangers reinstated in division one league after winning a case against GFA at the court of arbitration for sports[CAS].
Some highlights so far 1. Division 1’s 48 delegates restored. 2. Juvenile football restored. 3. Congress now made up of 120 delegates instead of earlier 98. 4. GFA president shall have fixed 2 terms(4years each) of office, same as his vices.
Luca Nicola, FIFA Head of Member Associations Governance Services: “These draft statutes are the result of a long consultative process between the NC and FIFA and if members fail to come to an agreement on the approval, there will be no elective Congress”
Dr Kofi Amoah, NC President: “We met Spanish FA, English FA and Italy FA in helping to restructure Ghana Football. We are fine football nation rich in talents but we have to go back to the drawing board to get things right .”
CEO of Ashgold Frederick Acheampong addressing the floor of Congress on the recommendation of the seven-member committee
“We accept the reversal to president from the chairman, BUT we want General Secretary instead of CEO and executive council instead of a board of directors” -AshantiGold SC Chief Executive Frederick At the football
Currently, the is some murmuring amongst members seven-member committee amidst their recommendations
“The timeline holding the elections of the new GFA executive committee which is the last task of the Normalization Committee mandate depends on the adoption of these statutes and of the electoral codes