FIFA/GOG Agreement After Meeting


The Government of Ghana, led by Mr. Isaac Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports and the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), on Friday, June 22, held a meeting to discuss the way forward for the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

The meeting also had in attendance from FIFA, Mr Veron Mosengo Omba, FIFA’s new Director of Development for Africa and the Caribbean, Mr. Hamidu Zibrela – President of Niger Football Federation and Mr Solomon Modegbe.

From the deliberations, it was agreed that:

1. Both FIFA and the Ghanaian government have a zero tolerance for corruption, criminality and all other forms of illegality.

2 The government of Ghana has the right to enforce its national laws against criminal conduct and illegality.

3. FIFA in consultation with the Ghanaian government will put in place interim measures to allow for the continuation of football in Ghana.

4. The Ghana government delegation will continue discussions with FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland for the purpose of finalizing interim arrangements regarding football in Ghana.


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