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Sports News of Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Source: GNA

Acheampong appointed as chairman of Referees Assessors and Classification panel

Kurt Okraku, GFA President Kurt Okraku, GFA President

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has appointed Executive Council member, Mr. Frederick Acheampong as the Chairman of the Referees Assessors and Classification Panel.

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Match Coordinator would be joined by the retired Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) referee Justice Yeboah and Emmanuella Aglago as members according to a statement from the GFA.

The trio would be responsible for evaluating and assessing the performance of referees by giving advice and constructive comments to help the development of the referees while also using a marking system.

It said they shall also analyze the performance of referees in the matches in their various categories under the auspices of the GFA and be responsible for grading and classification of referees.

The statement said Deputy Chairman of the Central Regional Football Association Dr. Francis Eyiah Bediako would chair the Referees Match Review panel retired referee R.K Atifu would be part of a three-man Instructors team announced by the FA.

Below is the full list of appointments:


Dr. Francis Eyiah Bediako - Deputy Chairman, Central Region FA.

Innocentia Agbavitor - Retired FIFA referee

Paul Ayamba - Chairman, Match Commissioners.

This panel would review incidents picked up by official League footage and make a decision to refer the incident to the tribunal based on the rules of the game as outlined on a report sheet. They shall operate independently of Referees Committee.


Frederick Acheampong - Chairman

Justice Yeboah - Member

Emmanuella Aglago - Member