GHALCA proposing massive cut on RFA numbers at GFA’s ExCo

The GHALCA Special Committee is proposing a reduction of representation of Regional Football Association on the Ghana FA’s Executive Committee from ten (10) to six (6). This is one major takeout from the committee’s report which was submitted on Monday evening and being circulated to all GHALCA members for their consideration ahead of next week’s general meeting. According to the committee, this reduction is a proportional representation of Congress to the Executive Committee. The committee argues that the RFA’s make up less than a quarter of the GFA Congress and…

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GHALCA want representation of players, coaches, referees and women’s football on GFA Ex.Co

GHALCA is proposing representation of players, coaches, referees and women’s football onto the Ghana FA’s Executive Committee. The welfare body of Ghanaian clubs is currently circulating a report by its Special Committee appointed to amongst other things, make proposals for the amendment of the GFA Statutes. One major proposal is to give seats on the powerful GFA Executive Committee exclusively for the representation of players, coaches, referees and women football. FIFA per its Statutes have made it mandatory for national associations to have women exclusively represented on their Executive Committees….

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Spartans acquire Swedish Coach

  Ghanaian third-tier side Spartans FC have brought in Swedish expatriate coach Karl Julian Lundberg to help in their technical department. The Greater Accra-based Division Two club which is owned by former Accra Hearts of Oak and Hapoel Tikva defender Stephen Offei are beefing up their coaching setup as they seek to produce more quality talents. The club officially announced on their Facebook page on Monday the appointment of Lundberg who will give technical support to the team for five weeks. “Karl Julian Lundberg has arrived in Ghana to provide technical…

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Third-tier side Nkyenkyenkye FC unveil new training kits

The Dormaa based club unveiled their new training kits on Monday.  Nkyenkyenke FC,  a division two club in Dormaa, yesterday unveiled their training kits at the club’s training ground. The full kitting package which is 46 pieces was bought at a cost of 1000cedis by the Club President Honourable Evans Oppong. Nkyenkyene FC were quarter finalist of the MTN FA Cup in 2012 after eliminating Okwahu United and Sekondi Eleven Wise. The club was relegated to division two in 2013 due to financial crisis that hit the club at the…

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Mystery Russian group in talks to buy Cheetah FC

An unknown Russian group is in talks to buy shares in Ghanaian club Cheetah FC. FootballmadeinGhana.com understands that talks are far advanced with an official announcement expected in days. Sources however remain tight lipped on details of the talks. “There is an interest for partnership but nothing is sealed,” a source told FootballmadeinGhana.com. “Nothing is signed yet so it cannot be said that something of this sort has taken place.” Cheetah FC is a club that plays in the Ghanaian third tier league. They are considered mainly for the development…

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GFA headquarters to open for normal business from Monday

The refurbished Ghana FA headquarters will be opened for usual business from Monday, the Normalisation Committee have confirmed. This confirmation was made by the President of the Normalisation Committee Dr. Kofi Amoah when his group met with administrators of National League clubs on Friday. The GFA headquarters had been closed down in the immediate aftermath of the Anas expose’ on June 6. It’s closure was further extended by the decision to have the building refurbished soon after the appointment of the Normalisation Committee. And after months of no activity at…

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Normalisation Committee reviewing GFA accounts and contracts

The Normalisation Committee is undertaking a review of all sponsorship contracts and accounts of the Ghana FA. This was confirmed by the President of the Normalisation Committee Dr. Kofi Amoah during a press briefing on Wednesday. The adoc committee put in place by FIFA to return the troubled GFA to normalcy have come under heavy criticisms in recent days for claims of lack of serious activity. But the NC in rebutting this claim says it has been working assiduously behind the scenes. “The GFA’s accounts needed to be audited,” Dr….

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Normalization Committee stuttering on comedy of errors in takeoff

Having craved for the power, or to put it politely, the opportunity to run Ghana football following the crisis that hit it with the Anas exposé, the Normalization Committee’s takeoff has been to a large extent underwhelming. The NC’s stewardship almost a month after it was appointed by FIFA could be likened to a political party that promised the heavens to the masses just to capture power and yet seem clueless as to what to do when given the nod. One very obvious thing they refuse to acknowledge, which is…

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GHALCA Reform Committee in Takoradi to finalize its work

The Reform Committee of the Ghana League Clubs Association are in the final stages of their mandate of proposing reforms for Ghana football. The group led the experienced administrator Jones Alhassan Abu arrived in Takoradi on Friday evening to finalize their work. GHALCA last month commissioned the group to propose and collate views for reforms of Ghana football. This included a holistic review of the Ghana FA Statutes, Disciplinary Code and the Code of Ethics. The group is also looking to propose governance reforms and also to review the competitions…

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Kurt Okraku outlines the qualities European Clubs look out for in Ghanaian players

The chairman of Proton Sports Management, Kurt Okraku has revealed what European clubs look out in every Ghanaian player before opting to sign the player. The owner of Dreams FC who is one of the biggest football agents on the local scene with a track record of transferring most of his players to various European clubs said that every market has its specific needs but certain qualities cut across all clubs. “Every market has its specific needs, but every club whether in Africa, Europe or Asia look out for super…

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