The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has announced the appointment of a normalization committee to run the Ghana Football Association until a new body of officers are elected.
Fifa’s announcement comes after the government held up their end of the agreement struck in the meeting held earlier this month between a Fifa delegation led by its President Gianni Infantino and a GOG delegation led by Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah.
Fans of Soccer did not spare Donald Trump over the comment he made during his meeting with the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino at the White House in the US ahead of America, Canada and Mexico hosting the world cup in 2026.
Speaking at the meeting, President of the United States Donald Trump said the game of football is growing fast in the world.
A delegation from the Ghana government met with a Fifa delegation in Zurich today, Thursday August 16th and agreed to halt the court process to dissolve the Ghana Football Association.
The meeting follows a threat from Fifa to Ghana to halt the court case to dissolve the GFA before 27th August or face a ban from international football.
The effects of the aftermath of the Anas’ number 12 expose continues to unfold. After FIFA recently wrote to the Government of Ghana threatening it with a ban, the president Akuffo-Addo led government has through a leaked letter Ghanacelebrities.com intercepted responded to the world’s football governing body.
The Government of Ghana in the leaked letter to respond to threats by world football governing body, FIFA is asking for further engagement in order to resolve the impasse.
FIFA has through a statement released yesterday August 13, 2018 warned that it may ban Ghana from international football if the Attorney-General’s petition to start the liquidation process of the Ghana FA is not withdrawn from the court by August 27, 2018.
This directive was stated in the letter sent to the Liaison Team charged with running Ghana football in the interim as reforms take place in the aftermath of the Anas number 12 expose.
The US sports website ESPN has compiled a list of the most influential people in football and Ghana’s FA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, finds his way into the top 50.
The man who has led Ghana football since 2005 finished in the 46th position on the 100 person list.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo met with the Fifa President, Gianni Infantino, during the latter’s one day visit to Ghana.
The meeting touched on many topics and led to some revelations about the football supporting habits of the nation’s Commander-in-Chief.
Football’s world governing body Fifa have approved the measure for its flagship competition, the World Cup, to be expanded to 48 teams from the current number of 32.
A vote was held by the organisation Tuesday that saw unanimous agreement on the expansion measure.
Fifa President Gianni Infantino has made a pledge to give Africa more slots at the World Cup in the event that the number of teams are increased for future tournaments.
Infantino was speaking during a visit to Nigeria, where he met President Muhammadu Buhari, and commented on the seemingly never ending Nigerian FA crisis.
UEFA General secretary Gianni Infantino has won the Fifa Presidential elections held on February 26 to replace his countryman- the disgraced Joseph Blatter.
Infantino garnered 115 votes to beat Bahrain’s Sheikh Salman al-Khalifa in the second round of voting, after neither were able to garner the two thirds majority necessary to win in the first round.