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General News of Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Source: citinewsroom.com

Government sets up Interim Committee to run Ghana Football

The Government of Ghana has put together a 5-member committee to manage the nation’s football after the High Court granted a 10-day injunction on the activities of the Ghana Football Association.

According to a statement signed by Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid (PhD), the committee will oversee the “administration of football and other related matters” in the country while more permanent measures are worked to sanitise the local game.

The formation of the committee is the latest of government’s reactions to the expose done on corruption in football in Ghana by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

The members of the committee are Dr. Kofi Amoah, who is the chairperson, Cudjoe Fianoo, Chairman of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), Abedi Pele, former Black Stars skipper, Rev Osei Kofi, former Black Stars and Asante Kotoko player, and Eva Okyere, former sports journalist.

The statement added that the it would keep engaging to FIFA and CAF on the way forward for Ghana football after the revelations in the Anas tape.