Athletics Information of Thursday, 23 May 2019
The Normalisation Committee (NC) of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) is racing against time to defeat a FIFA deadline for the submission of the new statutes ahead of the 69th FIFA Congress in Paris on June 5.
The FA’s caretaker body is scheduled to meet FIFA on the sidelines of the FIFA Congress on June 4 to finalise conversations on the new GFA statutes for acceptance by the GFA Congress later on in the year.
In accordance to a supply who disclosed this to Graphic Athletics Online, the NC is just about via with the last draft which will be the issue for dialogue at the Paris conference.
The source said FIFA virtually endorsed the first draft which was submitted by the NC, preserve a small question which necessary to be fantastic-tuned to make it a performing doc, matter to the acceptance of FIFA and the GFA Congress.
The source further intimated that, all other things becoming equivalent, the NC would then shift on to streamline the modalities for the upcoming GFA elections immediately after the assembly with FIFA.
It will be recalled that the president of the NC, Dr Kofi Amoah, stated in a current interview on Metro Television set that his outfit would organise the GFA elections and hand in excess of to the new executives in advance of FIFA’s September 30 deadline.
Dr Amoah emphasised that he was not fascinated in the GFA best put up, and that the NC would also not seek yet another extension of their mandate from FIFA.
This is the 2nd six-thirty day period time period of the NC, which was appointed by FIFA very last September to normalise Ghana football with a clear mandate to run the administration’s working day-to-working day actions, do a forensic audit of the FA’s accounts, review the GFA statutes and also organise elections to opt for a new GFA president and his Executive Committee to change the previous executive headed by Kwesi Nyantakyi.
Nyantakyi’s 13-year leadership arrived to an finish when he resigned 11 months in the past just after he was implicated an expose on widespread corruption in Ghana football.