Tag Archives: GFA

Referee Lathbridge apologises following lifetime ban by Ghana FA

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Beleaguered Fifa referee Reginald Lathbridge has apologised to Bechem United and Elmina Sharks, as well as football lovers, following his error which delayed the start of the 2017-18 Ghana Premier League season. The 41-year-old was found guilty by Ghana FA’s disciplinary committee on Tuesday after he mistakenly transferred a caution meant for Sharks striker Felix Addo to Bechem midfielder Joseph Amoah ...

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JUST IN: Great Olympics appeal dismissed; league to start this weekend

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An Accra High Court has dismissed Accra Great Olympics’ request to place an interlocutory injunction on the Ghana premier league, paving the way for the competition to start this weekend. In presenting their case, Olympics asked for an extension of the injunction period to one month within which the GFA would hear their protest against Elmina Sharks but that has ...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi: Corruption perception against GFA is “useless talk”

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has described perceptions of the country’s football governing body being corrupt as “useless talk”. The GFA has come under attack from a section of the public since revelations of embezzlement during the 2014 world cup came to light during the Dzamefe Commission of Enquiry sittings. For years, the GFA has had to ...

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GHPL Week 1 Postponed

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the postponement of the Match Week 1 of the 2018 Ghana Premier League season. The announcement was made by the GFA on Wednesday via a letter signed by the entity’s deputy general secretary, Ismail Amin Gado. The development follows news of a second court injunction served by Great Olympics on the GFA on ...

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2018 Ghana Premier League launched

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The 2018 Ghana Premier League season was officially launched at the premises of the Ghana Football Association on Monday. The event finally came off after a second take following an application of an injunction by Great Olympics that held up the start of the league season. Olympics’ application for the injunction was subsequently thrown out by a High Court and ...

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Sellas Tetteh, Karim Zito, others get national team posts

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The Ghana Football Association has announced changes to the coaching departments of the Black Queens and two junior male teams, Black Satellites and Black Starlets. The FIFA U-20 World Cup winning coach Sallas Tetteh will be in charge of the Black Queens ahead of the upcoming WAFU Women’s tournament in Ivory Coast and the Women’s AFCON to be held in ...

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Decisions taken at last GFA Executive Committee meeting

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Congress – The 24th Ordinary Congress of the Ghana Football Association will be held on the 7th and 8th of February 2018 in Prampram. Seminars before congress – The Executive Committee approved four seminars on Match fixing, Refereeing, Marketing and Media for various interest groups in football ahead of the start of the next season to help improve the game. The seminars will be held on the ...

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GFA to give GHS 20,000 to bribe whistle blowers

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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 incidents 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 to hold three-day summit in Cape Coast

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The Ghana Football Association’s (GFA) Executive Committee is holding a three-day summit in Cape Coast from Monday to address problems facing the country’s favourite sport while examining ways of improving on recent successes. The leadership of the country’s football governing body is meeting key internal and external stakeholders to explore the challenges faced by the game in recent times and how these ...

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“Innovative thinking is needed in GH Football”- Kurt Okraku

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Executive Chairman of Dreams FC and a member of the GFA, Kurt Okraku, believes that innovative thinking from the people in charge of football in Ghana is what will take the local game forward. Observers including former FA vice-president, Fred Pappoe, have said that Ghanaian football is on the decline and only new ideas will bring progress. On November 23, ...

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