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Sports News of Sunday, 21 February 2021

Source: footballmadeinghana.com

Players’ Status Committee to act as Dispute Resolution Committee of GFA

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has decided that the function of the Dispute Resolution Committee shall be handled by the membership of the Players’ Status Committee till further notice.

Under Article 13(2)(m) of the GFA Statutes 2019 requires new members of the GFA to declare and old members are presumed to have declared that they (the members) “… recognize the authority of the Dispute Resolution Committee set up under these Statutes in respect of disputes which do not fall under the jurisdiction of the Disciplinary Committee, the Ethics Committee, the Appeals Committee, or the Player’s Status Committee of the GFA”.

The Executive Council in the exercise of its powers to form the Dispute Resolution Committee has resolved that the membership of the Player’s Status Committee of the GFA shall act as members of the Dispute Resolution Committee.

Consequently, the Player’s Status Committee of the GFA will handle any disputes which do not fall under the jurisdiction of the Disciplinary Committee, the Ethics Committee, the Appeals Committee, or the Player’s Status Committee of the GFA when the need arises.

Parties will be informed of the cost of resolving such disputes upon the receipt of any matter for resolution.

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