Edubiase boss reveal reasons to shun Special Tournament

  Bank roller of Division one side New Edubiase united Abdul Salam Yakubu has explained the reason behind his club’s decision to boycott the Normalization Committee Special Competition. New Edubiase United is the only club from division one not to confirm their participations in the competition and their boss has explained the basis for that. “I commend the government for coming to our aid with the participation fees but it is meagre. The Kwesi Nyantakyi they bastardized shared 1 million dollars for Premier league clubs from a $2m booty before…

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Noonan glad with the return of local football in Ghana

  Former Accra Hearts of Oak Chief Executive Officer, Mark Noonan has expressed his excitement following the possible return of local football in Ghana. The American who was part of the team liaising with the Normalisation Committee on the start of the special competition says he is glad things are set for the tournament to begin. “Very happy for all concerned to see the @ghanafaofficial Normalisation Committee Cup finally get off the ground. Best of luck to my guys @HeartsOfOakGH #AHOSC.” Noonan tweeted. After several deliberations with the Premiership clubs…

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Wa All Stars, New Edubiase not taking part in NC Special Competition

Premier League club Wa All Stars and Division One club New Edubiase will not take part in the Normalization Committee Special Competition according to the President of the Normalization Committee Dr. Kofi Amoah. According to him, out of the 64 Premier and Division One League clubs invited to take part in the competition, only Wa All Stars and New Edubiase didn’t confirm their participations as of the time of the launching of the competition. Dr. Kofi Amoah was speaking at the launch of the competition at the forecourt of the…

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NC Special Competition winner to represent Ghana in next year’s CAF Champions League

The winner of the Normalization Committee Special Competition will represent Ghana in the next CAF Champions league, the committee has confirmed. The competition which is set to start on Sunday March 31, 2019 will see the 15 Premier League clubs group into two zones namely Southern Zone and Northern Zone. The Northern Zone will comprise of seven clubs because of the absence of Wa All Stars while the Southern Zone comprises of eight clubs. The two clubs that will finish first and second of each zone will face off in…

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Medeama to feature in NC competition

  Medeama Sporting Club have agreed to participate in the Normalisation Committee Special Competition after initially pulling out. The Mauve and Yellow were not keen on honoring the special competition citing various reasons on Sunday but the have now made a u-turn and will feature in the event. “In the supreme interest of Ghana football, @MedeamaSC has agreed to participate in the @ghanafaofficial Special Competition. We will be housed in the Northern zone. Let’s enjoy football.” The Tarkwa-based club will face the likes of Kotoko, Aduana, Chelsea and others in…

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Kotoko begin training ahead of NC Tournament

  The players of Kumasi Asante Kotoko will start training on Monday March, 25, 2019 ahead of the Normalisation Committee Special Competition. The Porcupine Warriors had been on break since their elimination from the CAF Confederations Cup over a week ago but they will have to regroup again and start preparations ahead of the impending tournament. The players will report at the Adako Jachie Training Pitch at exactly 3:00 pm and they will have physical sessions under coach Akonnor. The Normalisation Committee Special Tournament which is specially designed for the…

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FIFA extends mandate of GFA Normalization Committee, names Task Force to facilitate normalization of Ghana football

FIFA has extended the mandate of the Ghana FA Normalization Committee and has set up a joint task force to facilitate the process of normalizing Ghana football. The world football governing body on Friday announced at joint press conference with the Normalization Committee that their mandate has been extended until September 30, 2019. According FIFA rep Solomon Mudege, the Normalization Committee is not to be replaced but FIFA in collaboration with the Government of Ghana and the committee is announcing a Task Force to facilitate the work of the NC….

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FIFA Task Force in Ghana, set to meet media today

A FIFA Task Force expected to name a new composition of the Ghana FA Normalization Committee is already in town and will be meeting the Ghanaian media at 11am on Friday, the GFA has announced. The press conference which is scheduled for the headquarters of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) today, will address three key issues. The reason for the FIFA Task Force visit to Ghana will be explained while the composition of the new Normalization Committee will also be announced. The Task Force is also expected to make a…

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BREAKING NEWS: Kojo Yankah petitions FIFA over government interference in Black Stars management

Following the appointment of a 5-member management committee to oversee the management of Ghana’s senior national team – The Black Star – Western Region FA Chairman Kojo Yankah has petitioned FIFA over government’s interference into football and wants stiffer sanctions for the Ghana FA. Kojo Yankah argues that the appointment of the committee in itself isn’t a violation of the statutes of FIFA in relation to government interference but the members of the committee are dominated by politicians. In a five-page document signed by Kojo Yankah and copied to the…

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NC Special Competition to be launched on Monday

The dust has finally settled for the launch of the Ghana FA Normalization Committee Special Competition on Monday 25th March at the Ghana Football Association Secretariat. The launch of the new tournament was scheduled for Monday, 14th January 2019 but couldn’t be staged as planned. Following the decision of the Premier League clubs to boycott the competition, the NC postponed the launch indefinitely. But with the intervention of the Parliamentary Select Committee for Sports, an agreement has been reached with the Premier League clubs and the long awaited competition will…

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