2019/20 MTN FA Cup launch/live draw to be held on Tuesday

The 2019/2020 edition of the MTN FA CUP will be officially launched at the GFA Secretariat on Tuesday 14th January, 2020 at 11am. A draw will be made for the preliminary round of the competition which will feature all 48 Division One League clubs and qualified clubs from the Regional 2nd Division leagues. This year’s competition which promises to be exciting is scheduled to kick off the weekend of 24-27 January, 2020 at match venues across the country. The grand launch which will be held on Tuesday morning will also…

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MTN FA Cup preliminary round to start on January 24

The magic of the Cup returns from January 24-27 when the preliminary round of the 2019/20 MTN FA Cup kicks off across the country. 18 Premier League sides are set to compete with 48 Division One League clubs and 44 Division Two League clubs for the coveted traditional trophy. The third tier clubs will kick off the championship before the division and top flight sides join in the next phase. The grand finale has been slated for Sunday, 26th July 2020. Hearts of Oak and Asante Koko are the most…

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Upper East Region RFA Chairman cautions young players to be disciplined

The chairman of the Upper East Regional Football Association, Salifu Shaibu Zida, has caution young footballers in the region to be hard working and discipline in order to achieve their aims. Zida, who is also an executive council member of the Ghana Football Association, was speaking during the 2019 Zida Juvenile and Women championship in Bolgatanga. The renowned soccer administrator admonished the youngsters to be discipline and always give out their very best both on and off the field whilst taking their studying seriously, as football these days go with…

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GFA appoints Lawyer Prosper Harrison Addo as new General Secretary

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has appointed legal practitioner Prosper Harrison Addo as General Secretary of the Ghana Football Associatio. Mr. Addo’s appointment takes immediate effect. Prior to taking up the GFA CEO appointment, Prosper was Senior Manager, Compliance at Scancom  Limited (MTN Ghana), where he also previously held the position of Manager, Commercial Legal. Addo brings extensive corporate experience and football know-how to his new role. Mr. Addo is a lawyer with over 18 years experience and a member of the Ghana Bar Association. He…

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GARFA engages FA Cup contenders from Division 2 League

The Greater Accra Football Association and it’s staff met the six clubs for the preparation of the upcoming 2019/2020 FA CUP. The RFA chairman educated the clubs on the new system meant for the competition which is the computer management system (CMS) as to how to work with it throughout the competition. The six clubs were assured for a smooth registration of their players ahead of the season even though they are facing some difficulties. However, clubs were prompted to pay their subscription fee to enable them avoid any kind…

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2019/20 Ghana Football season launched

The 2019/2020 Ghana Football Season was successful launch on Friday and is set to commence next week. The launch of the new campaign was held at the Sports Hall of the Accra Sports Stadium. The event took place within the framework of the Football Association’s calendar of events for the new football season. The glitzy ceremony, graced by the Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, also marked the return of competitive league football in since June 2018. The Ghana Premier League will be the first competion to kick off next…

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Go paperless and maximize profit- Bawumia urges football clubs

The Vice President, Dr, Mahamudu Bawumia, has urged Ghanaian football clubs to embrace the government’s paperless policy to enhance their business operations. Addressing members of the football fraternity during the launch of the 2019/2020 Ghana Football season in Accra, the Vice President said the paperless system should not only be limited to the business community because it has many advantages which football clubs should also benefit from.  “One important thing both the GFA and the clubs should embrace in this era of digitisation is the paperless system this Government is…

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Tema United’s kits for 2019/20 season revealed

Division Two League side Tema United have unveiled their new jerseys for the 2019/20 football season. The club will be kitted by popular German sportswear brand Jako. United are a club noted for producing quality talents with Fortuna Düsseldorf  star Nana Ampomah coming from their stables. They will be eyeing promotion to the Division One League in the upcoming campaign. Despite being a young club, Tema United has produced some of the fine takentsbin the country including Ghana defender Musah Nuhu and AshGold midfielder Latif Anabila. Musah Nuhu currently plays…

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BREAKING: Congress approves nominations for members of GFA Judicial Committees

Congress has voted unanimously to approve proposals for members of the Judicial Committees namely: Disciplinary Committee, Appeals Committee, Ethics Committee and Elections Committee. The 25th Ordinary session of the GFA Congress is currently ongoing at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram. A. ELECTIONS COMMITTEE Joseph Bernard Ashalley (Esq.) – Chairman David Amoo-Osae                         – Vice chairman Daniel Oduro                                 – Member Danielle…

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GFA goes to Congress today

The Ghana Football Association will converge at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence at Prampram today, Thursday 19th December 2019 for its 25th ordinary session of Congress. This will be the maiden congress under the new GFA leadership. Delegates will deliberate on the agenda as and to discuss and usher in the upcoming football season. The agenda for the ordinary Congress includes: 1: Appointment of Independent Committees members for a four-year mandate as required by the GFA Statutes: Ethics Committee Disciplinary Committee Appeals Committee Elections Committee 2: Election of the final…

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