Osafo Marfo leads government’s delegation to FIFA

Government has empowered Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo to lead a delegation to Zurich to meet with FIFA over its threat of banning Ghana. The delegation which also includes Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah, Deputy Attorney General Godfred Dame and Deputy Chief of Staff Samuel Abu Jinapor will be flying out to Zurich on Wednesday night. A meeting with high ranking officials of FIFA is expected to take place on Thursday. The government delegation aims at getting FIFA to rescind their ultimatum of having Ghana banned by August 27. FIFA wrote…

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Attorney General set to commence prosecutions on Number 12 culprits

The Attorney General Gloria Akuffo is reportedly ready to start prosecuting Ghana FA officials caught in the Anas expose. This move expected to commence next week is in response to FIFA’s ultimatum to the Ghana government. FIFA have notified the state that Ghana stands suspended from all football activities if it doesn’t withdraw its court suit looking to liquidate the Ghana FA by August 27. But government appear not faced at all by the threat of a ban and will be proceeding to prosecute officials who were caught in the…

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GHALCA sets up reform committee for Ghana football

The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has constituted a committee to propose reforms for the Ghana FA in anticipation of the return to normalcy. Ghana is facing a FIFA ban by August 27 if the state refuses to withdraw its court suit seeking to liquidate the GFA. But GHALCA, the welfare body of Ghanaian clubs is confident the ban will be avoided and has gone ahead to set up a committee to collate proposal for reforms from its members. The composition of the committee is yet to be concluded but…

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FIFA is right to become impatient with government

After the Anas Aremeyaw Anas football corruption video was publicly shown on June 6th the government consequently ordered for all corrupt persons that appeared in the video to be investigated. This was followed by the Accra headquarters of the GFA  declared as a crime scene by the Ghana Police Service after criminal investigation was opened against president of the football association Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi. But till date no single person has been charged of any crime and government’s court petition to officially wind up the GFA is still pending.  Government…

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Government caught in a lie with response to FIFA

The Government of Ghana (GoG) has been caught in a massive lie in their response to FIFA over the threat to ban Ghana from all football activities. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum to the state to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the GFA by August 27. FIFA in its letter to the state says it will ‘immediately’ place a suspension on Ghana if their ultimatum is not heeded to at 10am (local time) on the deadline day. But GoG in its official response to…

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Government wants to meet FIFA over threat of ban

The Government of Ghana says it wants to ‘engage’ FIFA over a threat to ban Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum to the state to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the GFA by August 27. FIFA in its letter to the state says it will ‘immediately’ place a suspension on Ghana if their ultimatum is not heeded to at 10am (local time) on the deadline day. But Government in its response to FIFA did not state clearly their intention of heeding to the condition…

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Ayew’s Fenerbahçe crash out of Champions League

Andre Ayew and his Fenerbahçe team will play in the Europa League after dropping from the final qualifying round of the Champions League to Benfica. The Ghana forward played the full throttle as the Turkish giants crashed out of Europe’s elite competition before their home fans with a 1-1 on Tuesday night. With a1-0 deficit to make up for from the first leg, Fenerbahçe’s woes were further complicated when they fell behind to a 26th minute strike Gedson Fernandes. But the hosts gave themselves a massive chance with a 45th…

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Sports Minister set to travel to Zurich to meet FIFA over ban threats

Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah will be traveling to Switzerland later this week to meet FIFA officials over the threat of a ban on Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an August 27 ultimatum to the state to withdraw its case in court seeking to liquidate the Ghana FA. FIFA in a letter stated clearly it’ll ban Ghana from all football activities unless the Ghana government reneges on its court proceedings looking to dissolve the GFA. The government proceeded to an Accra High court with the aim of…

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EXCLUSIVE: Hearts receive €27,000 for Cobbinah transfer

Hearts of Oak received €27,000 for the transfer of Winful Cobbinah to FK Tirana, FootballMadeInGhana.com can exclusively confirm. The attacking midfielder joined the Albanian club last month for an officially undisclosed fee. But checks conducted by FootballMadeInGhana.com have revealed Hearts received €27,000 for their influential player. This will be confirmed when club shareholders converge for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday. Cobbinah was angling for a move after refusing to extend his contract with the Phobians.

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GHALCA wants to meet President Akufo Addo over looming FIFA ban

The Ghana League Clubs Association have initiated moves to hold a meeting with President Akufo Addo over the threat of a FIFA ban on Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum for the government to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the Ghana FA or else face a ban from all football activities. Government has been resolute in its stand to dissolve the GFA in the aftermath of the release of an undercover documentary which sought to expose corruption in Ghana football. In the said…

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