FIFA has exposed member associations to governmental attacks – Kofi Manu

Experienced administrator Kofi Manu believes FIFA has opened its member associations up for attacks by governments over its handling of the situation in Ghana. The world football governing body on Thursday announced a four-member Normalization Committee for the Ghana FA. This was the first significant attempt to restore the GFA to calm after months of anarchy following an expose of alleged widespread corruption amongst referees and high ranking officials. The expose infuriated the general public and led government into initiating legal action seeking to dissolve the GFA. Executive Committee members…

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Lomotey promoted to Villarreal first team, handed no.40 jersey

Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey has been promoted into the first team of Spanish club Villarreal. The 20-year-old only joined the Yellow Submarines last month but was made to train with the B team as he did not take part in their pre-season activities. Lomotey’s arrival to Villarreal had been delayed over work permit and visa issues. The former Dreams FC playmaker has already impressed with only three games for the Villarreal B team to earn the admiration of manager Javi Calleja. Lomotey has been handed the no.40 shirt and now…

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REPORTS: Amoah, Quist to be part of FIFA Normalization Committee

Dr. Kofi Amoah and Lucy Quist are reported to be part of the Normalization Committee to be announced by FIFA according to widespread local reports. The two are expected to pass the FIFA integrity test as interviews of penciled personalities begins on Wednesday. Dr. Amoah is already in the good books of both FIFA and the Ghana government having been appointed as the head of the two-member Liaison Team. He has had close association with football in Ghana having been chairman of the Local Organizing Committee of the 2008 Africa…

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Musah Nuhu joins St. Gallen on loan

Former West Africa Football Academy defender, Musah Nuhu has completed a season long loan move to Swiss side St. Gallen. The 21 year old defender joins his former teammate, Majid Ashimeru who joined the Swiss side on loan from Red Bull Salzburg this summer. Musah joined WAFA two seasons ago from New Edubiase and was also part of the team that won the WAFU Cup of Nations last year in Ghana.

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FIFA confirms formation of Normalization Committee for GFA

Fifa has confirmed the formation of a Normalization Committee for the Ghana FA as it gets set to name its composition. The General Secretary of the world football governing body Fatma Samoura is set to arrive in Accra on Wednesday to announce the composition of the committee that will take charge of the running of the Ghana FA until March 31, 2019. Amongst the mandate given the Normalization Committee includes the running of the daily affairs of the GFA and cooperate with the special task force once it has been…

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Kotoko look to sign players from neighbouring West African countries

Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Asante Kotoko George Amoako says he will be looking to recruit international players from West Africa. The experienced administrator is returning to the Ghanaian giants for the sixth time. Amoako now comes in as the head of a newly constituted 11-member management team and is already looking to revamp the side with signings from neighbouring West African countries. “You realize that currently in our country player who are picking up will not stay in the system for long,” he told FootballmadeinGhana.com. “But once you…

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Dreams FC manager admits to challenges of mass player exodus

Dreams FC manager Juha Pasoja admits the mass exodus from his team is proving to be a challenge. Captain Leonard Owusu has left to sign for Israeli club Ashdod so has striker Sharani Zuberu who is now with Sparta Prague. George Dwubeng has also departed to join Romanian club Politehnica Ias while other influential players are being lined up for transfer purposes. Manager Juha Pasoja concedes the multiple exits from his side is a concern he must work to address. “Many players are going and it is leaving a big…

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Dwubeng desperate to help struggling Politehnica

Ghanaian midfielder George Dwubeng is itching to make his debut for Politehnica Iasi. The former Dreams FC youngster joined the Romanian club last month but is yet to play. Dwubeng’s delayed debut has been as a result of work permit complications. With Politehnica not faring well in the opening games of the new season, the midfielder who can also play in defence is eagerly awaiting the quick resolution to his paper work to enable him help his struggling side. “It has been hard for me to watch the team and…

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ASEC Mimosas : Toure set for second full season after leaving Ghana

The 2018/19 season of the national soccer championship of the Ivory Coast starts Friday September 7 and former Asante Kotoko and Bechem United striker Amed Toure will be starting his second full season with champions ASEC Mimosas. Toure scored 17 league goals in the ASEC title-winning season of 2017/18. With his contract set to expire in few months the 1998 CAF Champions league winners succeeded in convincing the prolific goalscorer to extend his stay in Sol Beni reportedly for one more season. The player signed the contract yesterday in Abidjan….

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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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