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GFA to regulate activities of Football Academies

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced they will soon introduce guidelines to regulate the activities of Football Academies in the country. At the moment, there is no proper regulatory framework for setting up a football academy, a situation that exposes young and desperate footballers to unscrupulous football agents. GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi, announcing the move said: “We are also ...

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GFA to create permanent ExCo seat for women – Nyantakyi

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi has revealed that the GFA has proposed to Congress to create an additional slot in the Executive Committee, exclusively for women. Linear Addy remains the only female member of the Executive Committee but her position is not permanent as she is only a representative of the constituent bodies of the Football Association. But ...

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GFA to give GHS 20,000 to encourage whistleblowers

The Ghana Football Association has taken a huge step to combat the growing canker of bribery in the Ghana Premier League by offering GHS 20,000 to anyone who provides concrete information on incidences of the act. The league, in recent years, has been hit with several bribery scandals and allegations made towards officials and players alike with some prominent club ...

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GFA has never induced or bribed referees – Saane Daara

The Ghana Football Association has officially said that it has not involved itself in inducing match referees for World Cup qualifiers on the continent. The comment follows the declarations made by the Vice-Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, Wilfried Osei, on Citi FM’s “Sports Panorama” that the non-payment of unclassified payments cost Ghana a place in the 2018 World ...

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GFA petitions FIFA over Uganda W/C qualifier; requests replay

The Ghana Football Association (GFA), has said that it has formally lodged a protest at FIFA over a disallowed goal during its crucial encounter with Uganda on Saturday. It said it is asking FIFA for a replay “in order to serve the ends of justice without fear or favour.” The linesman’s flag denied the Black Stars a late winner in ...

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Hosting CHAN 2018 not a good idea – GFA

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has cast doubt over the country’s readiness to host the 2018 CHAN tournament. The FA believes the country lacks the requisite finances to properly host two competitions in one year, with Ghana already committing to host the 2018 Women’s Afcon. Contrary to the FA’s position, the Sports Ministry believe that based on the country’s success in ...

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Damba commends Appiah for inclusion of WAFU duo

Former Black Stars goalkeeper Abukari Damba believes Kwesi Appiah deserves commendation for recognizing and handing a call-up to local duo Vincent Atingah and Isaac Twum. The pair excelled in the just ended Wafu 2017 tournament and have been named among the initial 26 man squad for Ghana’s world cup qualifier against the Cranes of Uganda. Twum who plays his football ...

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GFA to ask GCB Bank for GPL sponsorship cash?

Following the announcement from the Bank of Ghana in relation to the takeover of Capital Bank and UT Bank on Monday, it is very likely that the Ghana Football Association (GFA) will get involved in the saga to find out how it can get compensation due to a deal it had with Capital Bank. The bank (then known as First ...

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RAHMAN WRITES: GFA’s deafening silence endorses racial abuse against Muntari

“I gave him my shirt, to teach him that you’re not supposed to do that. I needed to set an example so he grows up to be nice”. This deep statement is not from Martin Luther King Jnr or Nelson Mandela, but from former Black Stars midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari, to one of the children who joined in the racial ...

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Starlets to face Niger in double header friendly

The National Under 17 team, the Black Starlets will face their Nigerien counterparts in a double header international friendly in Accra next week. The first match will come off on Easter Monday April 17, 2017 at the Accra Sports Stadium at 3:00 p.m. The second encounter with the same opponent will take place at the same venue three days later ...

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