GHANAIAN GOVT AGREES WITH FIFA TO DISCONTINUE LIQUIDATION PROCESS AGAINST GHANA F.A.

ACCRA– The government of Ghana has reached agreement with world football’s governing body, FIFA, to discontinue the process of winding up the Ghana Football Association (GFA), through a liquidation process.

However, the agreement which was reached Thursday at a meeting between between FIFA and the government would be dependent on the fulfillment of certain conditions agreed by the two sides.

The two sides agreed to work closely to eradicate corruption and malfeasance and other associated criminal conduct from the administration of football in Ghana, according to a statement issued by FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura.

They also agreed to establish a joint task force to create proper disciplinary, governance and auditing mechanisms as well as ensure that persons who are found culpable are punished in accordance with Ghanaian domestic laws and FIFA statutes.

The government had taken steps to dissolve the GFA after the airing of a video which captures GFA officials, including its former president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, being involved in acts of fraud, corruption and bribery. FIFA has asked the government to discontinue the process.

Under Thursday’s agreement, both parties agreed to establish a “normalization committee” to replace the Executive Committee of the GFA and that persons with integrity and competence are made to constitute the membership of the normalization committee.

It said the Presidents of Ghana and FIFA have committed to work together to offer leadership in reforming football administration in Ghana and in Africa.

The Government of Ghana team to the meeting was led by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, and included Deputy Chief of Staff Samuel A. Jinapor, Minister-designate for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Deputy-Attorney General Godfred Yeboah Dame, and the head of the FIFA/Confederatio of African Football (CAF) liaison team, Dr. Kofi Amoah.

FIFA on the other hand was led by its president, Gianni Infantino President, with the secretary-general, Fatma Samoura, and other representatives of the FIFA administration.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

GHANAIAN GOVT AGREES WITH FIFA TO DISCONTINUE LIQUIDATION PROCESS AGAINST GHANA F.A.

ACCRA– The government of Ghana has reached agreement with world football’s governing body, FIFA, to discontinue the process of winding up the Ghana Football Association (GFA), through a liquidation process.

However, the agreement which was reached Thursday at a meeting between between FIFA and the government would be dependent on the fulfillment of certain conditions agreed by the two sides.

The two sides agreed to work closely to eradicate corruption and malfeasance and other associated criminal conduct from the administration of football in Ghana, according to a statement issued by FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura.

They also agreed to establish a joint task force to create proper disciplinary, governance and auditing mechanisms as well as ensure that persons who are found culpable are punished in accordance with Ghanaian domestic laws and FIFA statutes.

The government had taken steps to dissolve the GFA after the airing of a video which captures GFA officials, including its former president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, being involved in acts of fraud, corruption and bribery. FIFA has asked the government to discontinue the process.

Under Thursday’s agreement, both parties agreed to establish a “normalization committee” to replace the Executive Committee of the GFA and that persons with integrity and competence are made to constitute the membership of the normalization committee.

It said the Presidents of Ghana and FIFA have committed to work together to offer leadership in reforming football administration in Ghana and in Africa.

The Government of Ghana team to the meeting was led by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, and included Deputy Chief of Staff Samuel A. Jinapor, Minister-designate for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Deputy-Attorney General Godfred Yeboah Dame, and the head of the FIFA/Confederatio of African Football (CAF) liaison team, Dr. Kofi Amoah.

FIFA on the other hand was led by its president, Gianni Infantino President, with the secretary-general, Fatma Samoura, and other representatives of the FIFA administration.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK