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Registrar General appoints liquidator for GFA

An Accra High Court has appointed the Registrar of Companies as the official liquidator of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), as government takes steps to dissolve the governing body of local football, following what has been termed the “Anas Expose” recently. The court on Thursday also granted an extension of an …

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Kenichi joins Aduana Stars as new head coach

Kenichi Yastuhashi, former coach of Inter Allies FC, has joined 2016/17 Ghana Premier League Champions Aduana Stars, as the new head coach. He was introduced to the team on Wednesday afternoon and subsequently held his first training session with them. Aduana Stars are expected to unveil the Japanese-American coach in …

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GOC sets up three-member committee to investigation Australia fiasco

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has instituted a three-member Disciplinary/Grievance/ Dispute Resolution committee to investigate matters arising from Ghana’s participation at this year’s Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Australia. Ghana’s participation at the multiple sporting event was marred by a visa fraud scandal that led to over 50 Ghanaians …

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Court adjourns GFA injunction case to July 12

An Accra High Court has adjourned hearing for an injunction application filed against the Ghana Football Association (GFA) by the Attorney-General Department to July 12, 2018. The case was adjourned to allow lawyers for defendant (GFA) to respond to the application by the Attorney-General after the expiration of 10-day injunction …

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Stop the liquidation process – GHALCA to Government

The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has called for the discontinuation of attempts by the Government of Ghana, to dissolve or liquidate the Ghana Football Association (GFA). In a six page petition sent to the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), signed by all the 16 Ghana Premier League Clubs …

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Suspended Deputy Sports Minister cleared of any wrongdoing – President

Suspended Deputy Youth and Sports Minister, Pious Enam Hadzide, has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the Australia Olympics visa scandal and is heading back to his office. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who broke the news, said a report presented to him by the police after their investigations into …

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Give us six months to turn the association around – GFA petitions FIFA

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has asked the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) to give them at least six months to turn to embark on reforms in the association, as appropriate measures are being taken to restore confidence in the FA. In a 24-page petition to the world governing …

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Amaju Pinnick replaces Nyantakyi, as 1st Vice President of CAF

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as its 1st Vice President. Mr.  Pinnick, has now replaced Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, who resigned from his post after bribery allegations in a documentary by ace journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. In a …

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Russia 2018: Africa’s worst performance in 36 years

All the five African countries at the on-going Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia, would be missing in action as the competition enters its round of sixteen stage. For obvious reasons none of them was able to progress from the group stages into the knock stages. …

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Government has the right to enforce its laws – FIFA

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has stated that, the Government of Ghana, has the right to enforce its national laws against criminal conduct and illegality in the country. In a press release jointly signed by Mr. Veron Mosengo-Omba, head of FIFA’s delegation to Ghana and Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, …

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