Ghana football witnessed a bright future after the new statues was adopted by members of the GFA Extraordinary Congress in Accra.

The session was chaired by Dr. Kofi Amoah in the presence of his Normalisation Committee members and stakeholders of Ghana football.

Also present were representatives from FIFA; Mr. Luca Nicola and Mr. Solomon Mudege

The Extraordinary congress was held at the Surgeons Hall in Osu, Accra today with 120 members been present.

After over four hours of motions and counter-motions,members voted massively for the adoption of the revised statues.

115 Congress members voted for the revised statues with only 5 voting against.

The adoption of the revised statutes paves the way for elections to be conducted to elect a new president for the Association, as well as a new board.

Meanwhile Congress also unanimously adopted the Normalisation Committee’s proposed regulations for the upcoming elections of the GFA.

Following the acceptance and adoption, the following key points were enacted :

  1. No more Chairman for the Association but still the title President will be maintained.
  2. The number of delegates for Congress will be 120 from the previous 123.
  3. There will not be any Board of Directors but an
    Executive Council.
  4. Executive Council will be made up of 12 members instead of the 11 proposed by the NC and 15 proposed by the clubs.
  5. The composition of the ExCo shall be;

5 Premier League reps
3 DOL reps
2 RFA reps
1 Women’s League rep
1 President with casting vote

  1. A 2-term of office of 4 years for the President and 3 terms for other ExCo members.
    The adoption of the revised statutes paves the way for elections to be conducted to elect a new president for the Association, as well as a new board.
    Meanwhile, Congress also unanimously adopted the Normalization Committee’s proposed regulations for the upcoming elections of the GFA.