FIFA appoints 2 Member Committee to lead Ghana football Featured

04 Jul 2018
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Dr. Kofi Amoah and Oti Akenteng Dr. Kofi Amoah and Oti Akenteng

The world football governing body FIFA has appointed a two member committee to liaise between FIFA and CAF to ensure Ghana is able to participate in all international competitions as government continues to take steps to reform Ghana football.

Businessman Dr Kofi Amoah, the head of the Local Organising Committee who organised the 2008 African Cup of Nation in Ghana has been appointed the Head of the Liason team while Oti Akenteng, the Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) is a member of the body.

The directive was contained in a press statement issued today after a government delegation met with FIFA officials last week in Zurich, Switzerland.

The statement signed by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah said, following those deliberations both parties agreed to collaborate closely to restore normalcy and integrity to the administration of football in Ghana.

2. Pending the institution of definite interim measures for the administration of football in Ghana, the following persons are mandated to constitute a Liason Team with FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for football affairs in Ghana:

a. Dr Kofi Amoah (Head of Liason Team)
b. Coach Oti Akenteng (Member)

By: Benjamin Owusu 

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