Outcome of meeting between Government of Ghana and FIFA to discuss next steps for football administration in Ghana

On Thursday August 16, 2018, a delegation of the Government of Ghana (GoG) led by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah (MP), and comprising the Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Samuel A. Jinapor, the Minister for Information designate, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (MP), the Deputy-Attorney General, Mr. Godfred Yeboah Dame, and the top of the FIFA/CAF liaison crew, Dr. Kofi Amoah, met with a delegation of FIFA officers led by its President, Mr Gianni Infantino, and comprising the Secretary General, Madam Fatma Samoura, and different representatives of the FIFA administration.

The meeting resolved as follows:

  1. The Presidents of Ghana and FIFA have dedicated to work collectively to provide management in reforming football administration in Ghana and in Africa;
  2. FIFA upon session with the GoG and CAF shall set up a normalization committee to substitute the Executive Committee of the Ghana Football Association;
  3. FIFA in session with the GoG and CAF shall appoint individuals with integrity and competence to represent the membership of the normalization committee;
  4. Satisfied with the above measures, the GoG shall take steps to discontinue the method for the winding up of the Ghana Football Association.

Secretary General of FIFA
Fatma Samoura

Minister for Youth and Sports, GHANA
Isaac Asiamah (MP)

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