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General News of Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Source: Mynewsgh.com

We need GHC7.2m for our 6-months mandate - FA Normalization C’tee tells Gov’t

The Normalisation Committee of Ghana Football Association has informed the Government of Ghana that it will need GH? 7.2 million ($1.5 million) to carry out its mandate, head of Atinka Media Sports has confirmed.

The budget is said to include a league competition among others.

The Normalisation Committee members will run the GFA’s daily affairs and cooperate with the special task force once it has been set up by FIFA, CAF and the Government of Ghana.

They will also review the GFA statutes to ensure compliance with the requirements of FIFA and CAF, particularly art. 15 of the FIFA Statutes and once the GFA statutes meet the requirements of FIFA and CAF, to organize and conduct elections of a GFA executive committee on the basis of the revised GFA statutes.

The specified period of time during which the normalization committee shall perform its functions shall expire when all of the above-mentioned tasks have been properly fulfilled, but by no later than 31 March 2019.

Dr Kofi Amoah, who was the CAF/FIFA liaison team head is the head of the four-member Normalisation Committee to run Ghana Football for the next six months following the announcement at the GFA Secretariat.

He is deputized by former Airtel Chief Executive Officer Lucy Quist.

Other members on the committee are Lawyer Duah Adonten, a former Kotoko Board member with Naa Odofoley Nortey completing the list.

FIFA says it retains the right to remove/add any members of this Normalisation Committee. Monthly update reports will be sent to FIFA and CAF as well as a forensic audit of the GFA accounts of the Committee.