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GOVERNMENT REPLIES FIFA LETTER

GOVERNMENT REPLIES FIFA LETTER

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has responded to FIFA’s threat to ban Ghana from all international football related activities if a court case initiated by the Ghana Government to liquidate the assets of the GFA is not dropped by August 27. In a two page Press Release issued on 14th August, 2018 and signed […]

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THE WORD ‘CORRUPTION’ HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE FIFA CODE OF ETHICS

THE WORD ‘CORRUPTION’ HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE FIFA CODE OF ETHICS

FIFA has officially removed the word ‘corruption’ from its code of ethics and replaced it with ‘defamation’. FIFA has officially eradicated corruption. All it took was pressing the delete key. Soccer officials and players who bother checking out the new code of ethics governing their conduct will find the word “corruption” missing. They will also discover […]

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FIFA BAN LOOMS AS LIAISON TEAM IS NOTIFIED

FIFA BAN LOOMS AS LIAISON TEAM IS NOTIFIED

World’s football governing body FIFA is contemplating banning Ghana from international competitions if government should continue with its intended steps to dissolve the Ghana Football Association (GFA). In a letter dated 13th August, 2018 and addressed to chairman of the liaison team and signed by secretary general, Fatma Samoura, the Bureau of the FIFA council […]

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MORE SUSPENSIONS FOR GHANAIAN REFEREES

MORE SUSPENSIONS FOR GHANAIAN REFEREES

The Confederations of African Football (CAF) has further banned and suspended more Ghanaian referees who were caught in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas investigative piece titled #Number12. A statement on the CAF website dated 5th August, 2018 said the suspensions were done after a disciplinary board meeting of CAF with the said officials on Sunday. While […]

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ANAS NUMBER 12 EXPOSÈ LEADS TO THE SUSPENSION OF 74 REFEREES

ANAS NUMBER 12 EXPOSÈ LEADS TO THE SUSPENSION OF 74 REFEREES

A couple of months after ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas premiered his #Number12 expose on corruption in Ghana football, seventy-four (74) referees and assistants including retired officials have been ‘provisionally suspended’ by the Referees Association of Ghana (RAG). In a press release signed by Deputy General Secretary, Sampson Kwao and dated August 4th, 2018 […]

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BETWAY TALENT SEARCH UNDERWAY IN TAMALE

BETWAY TALENT SEARCH UNDERWAY IN TAMALE

The match publicized Betway Talent Search is underway at the Northern School of Business (Nobisco) sports oval in Tamale. The exercise is aimed at screening and selecting players within the ages of 18 to 25years. Players from across the region are gathered here to try their mettle for consideration by the technical team in charge […]

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