Sports News of Fri, 7 Sep 20183
Normalisation Committee members to be announced next week
Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has revealed members of the FIFA Normalisation Committee will be announced next week.
According to Mr Asiamah, a delegation will arrive in the country to conclude the process of putting together a formidable team to run the affairs of football on an interim basis.
"Next week Tuesday, a team from both CAF and FIFA will be arriving in the country for us to continue our delegation and dialogue. On Wednesday, there is going to be a full meeting with the team, comprising of one member from FIFA, the acting 1st CAF Vice President who happens to be the Nigeria FA President will also accompany the team," He said.
"The team from CAF and FIFA will be here next week for us to put up the team of Normalisation. As I said, very capable, competent and patriotic Ghanaians who would come and see football."
The world football governing body, announced last month, that it has appointed a Normalisation Committee to run the affairs of the Ghana Football Association(GFA).
The decision was arrived at after a meeting between FIFA and Government of Ghana officials together with the head of the FIFA/CAF liaison team for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) concerning the situation of the GFA, and taking into consideration the subsequent withdrawal by Ghana authorities of the petition to liquidate the GFA.
The Normalisation Committee members will be tasked to;
- To 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;
- To 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 organise and conduct elections of a GFA executive committee on the basis of the revised GFA statutes.
The specified period of time during which the normalisation 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.
All football activities in the country have been halted following the airing of Anas Aremeyaw Anas' Number 12 documentary.