FIFA to set up new Normalization Committee for Ghana FA, Dr. Amoah to stay on

The Ghana FA Normalization Committee is set to be reconstituted by FIFA following an extension of their mandate, FootballMadeInGhana.com understands. A FIFA Task Force is expected in Ghana by the close of the week to commence the processes leading to the reconstitution of the membership of the new committee. Close FIFA sources say the President of the committee Dr. Kofi Amoah is likely to stay on as the leader of the new body but the remaining three members of the committee are likely to be changed. This means that Ms….

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VIDEO: How Kurt Okraku cruised to the Ghana FA Executive Committee position

It was his first attempt to pick a ticket on the highest decision making body of the Ghana Football Association but his magnificent rise to the position was astronomical. As a first timer, many did not expect Kurt Okraku to have cruised to such a stupendous finish, stretching the number of votes with his closest competitor to about 10 votes. It’s exactly 42 months today that the historic feat was chalked. What surprised many people was the flamboyant style with which the young man assumed the position while many, who…

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Abdul Salam hails formation of Ministerial Committee to regulate Special Competition

President of New Edubiase United Yakubu Abdul Salam has hailed the Minister of Youth and Sports for the formation of the Ministerial Committee to strategize the regulation of the Special Competition. After a topsy-turvy atmosphere between the clubs and the Normalization Committee, the Sports Ministry on Monday formed a six-member committee to regulate the financial structure and modalities for the competition. Salam Yakubu has described the move as the right call despite insisting his club will not participate in the competition. “This committee will make sure that the special competition…

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Sports Ministry sets new committee to oversee financial regulations for Special Competition

Following a stakeholders meeting chaired by Ghana’s Minister for Youth and Sports Hon. Isaac Asiamah, a new committee has been set up to oversee the financial regulations of the special competition proposed by the Ghana FA Normalization Committee. The meeting which was attended by the leadership of the Normalization Committee, Representatives of Premier League clubs, Representatives of Division One League clubs and the Parliamentary Select Committee on Sports discussed recent happenings regarding the Normalization Committee’s Special Competition. The stakeholders meeting, organized by the Sports Ministry became significant following the impasse…

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Vociferous Yahya Mohammed urges domestic footballers to hit the streets over absence of football

Aduana Stars skipper Yahya Mohammed has urged football players in the domestic league to team up in their numbers to demonstrate against the absence of domestic football in Ghana. The hard talking striker believes that the Normalization Committee has nothing better to offer Ghana football and by extension the football players. Yahya believes that the plight of the players isn’t a key concern for the committee hence their snail-pace strategy towards the restoration of football in Ghana. The experienced striker is convinced that if footballers take to the streets to…

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Clubs hold successful meeting with Parliamentary Select Committee for Sports

Ghana’s Parliamentary Select Committee for Sports and Culture met leadership of elite clubs in the country over their standoff with the Ghana FA Normalization Committee leading to a halt in the commencement of the Special Competition. The successful meeting comes just a day after the Normalization Committee held a similar meeting with the Parliamentary Select Committee over the same issue. The clubs, consisting of Division One, Premier and their welfare body GHALCA expressed their misgivings over the antagonistic posture the NC has taken towards them. Following the meeting the Parliamentary…

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Ignore Parmer-Kurt alliance reports, they are completely false – JF Mensah

A member of the campaign team of Ghana FA Presidential aspirant Osei Kwaku Wilfred, J.F Mensah has vehemently denied reports of a purported alliance between their candidate and Dreams FC Executive Director Kurt Okraku ahead of the football associations elections. In a statement endorsed by Mr. JF Mensah, a member of the campaign team of Osei Kwaku Wilfred, the reports are utterly false and must be discarded by all. J.F Mensah’s statement came shortly after Derrick Okraku, Special Aide to Kurt Okraku had denied the reports. Below is the full…

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Referees chief Joe Debrah sings Normalization Committee praises

Chairman of the Referee Association of Ghana Joe Debrah has lauded the Normalization Committee for given referees Ȼ150 each at the just-ended FIFA Referees Course held At Sogakope. According to the former referee, the gesture from the committee has never been experienced in his thirty years’ experience as a referee. “The Normalization Committee has done what I’ve not see in my thirty years’ experience as a referee. “During the referees test, they gave every referee Ȼ150 aside giving a room to two referee. Technical instructors also got Ȼ700 each,” he…

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GFA Elections 2019: Parmer declares intentions to succeed Kwesi Nyantakyi as Ghana FA President

The battle for Kwesi Nyantakyi’s successor as the President of the Ghana Football Association is gradually heating up as owner and president of Tema Youth FC Osei Kwaku Wilfred has popped up as the latest to declare his intentions of contesting for the vacant post. Parmer announced his intentions at Takoradi’s Connect FM accompanied by Board Member of Sekondi Hasaacas Football Club, Nana Banyin Eyison and Director of Ebusua Dwarfs Mr. J. F. Mensah, all Executive Committee Members of the defunct Ghana Football Association. This declaration makes Parmer the 4th…

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Ȼ31,850 monthly allowance is national service – Dr. Kofi Amoah brags

President of the Ghana FA Normalization Committee Dr. Kofi Amoah has bumptiously claimed that the $6500 he takes at the end of the month as president of the committee is too small for him, describing it as ‘national service.’ The Normalization Committee had earlier claimed they were doing a sacrificial job which earns them no financial rewards. But strenuous investigations by the media revealed the committee members earn $4000 a month with the president of the committee taking $6500. Dr. Kofi Amoah who failed to deny the report claimed the…

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