The 5-member committee set up by Government to manage the football related matters as a result of the injunction placed on the Ghana Football Association is expected to be inaugurated in the coming days by Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah.
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 out to sanitize the local game.
The formation of the committee is the latest of government’s reactions to the revelation 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) as Secretary, Abedi Pele, former Black Stars skipper, Rev Osei Kofi, former Black Stars and Asante Kotoko player, and Eva Okyere, former sports journalist.
The committee’s spokesperson will be Peace FM sports reporter, Dan Kweku Yeboah.
According to the Public Relations Officer of the Sports Ministry, Elvis Adjei Baah, the committee is currently being briefed on their mandate, and will be officially introduced in the coming days.
“The committee will essentially handle all football related matters until the time a new body is formed.
“The are being briefed on their clear mandate and the terms of reference by the Ministry, so in the coming days they will be inaugurated,” he told Citi Sports.