Tag Archives: GFA

Why First Capital Snubbed GFA

Former CEO of First Capital Plus John Kofi Mensah® putting pen-to-paper during signing of the deal

After weeks of speculations regarding what necessitated the abrogation of the Ghana Premier League sponsorship by First Capital Plus Bank, the truth has been uncovered. A well-placed source at the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has hinted that the country’s football governing body failed to honour major part of the contract, hence the abrupt abrogation. The Bank, now Capital Bank in ...

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Ghana Sports in 2016: What to expect

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The beginning of every New Year is greeted with resolutions from people, institutions and organizations with the aim of doing better than the previous year. The targets, whether realistic or unrealistic, confirms the saying “Aim for the moon and even if you miss you’ll land among the stars”. In respect to the sporting sector in Ghana, we do expect to ...

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“I am leaving my job at PLB”- Abra-Appiah insists


Chairman of the Premier League Board, Welbeck Abra-Appiah has confirmed to Citi Sports that he will definitely leave his position before the start of the 2015/2016 season. Abra-Appiah stated before the end of last season that he would be walking away from the job but media reports have emerged that the GFA is trying to convince him to stay on ...

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GFA officially announces Retired Footballers Endowment Fund


The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the establishment of the Retired Footballers Endowment Fund for all ex-national team players. The fund which will be formally launched in March, is meant to ease the financial burdens of former footballers who find their selves in distress. GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi who made the announcement at the media launch on Monday, stated ...

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BARTELS: Why the GFA scored zero in Global Football Governance League Table

GFA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi

Sports pundit and sports television show host Samuel Bartels gives his thoughts on the GFA’s poor ratings in the latest report released by Transparency International on football associations around the world. He believes the GFA has directly or indirectly caused its own failure in this global  ‘test’. “We have never taken money from government to play friendly matches” delared Ghana ...

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GFA scores zero in Transparency International report


The Ghana Football Association has been given a score of zero by Transparency International in its latest report on transparency among 209 football associations around the world. The global anti-corruption body ranked the various football associations in terms of their ability to publish details of their financial activities. The research revealed that “81 per cent of FAs have no financial ...

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GFA finally establish contact with Inaki Williams


The Ghana Football Association have confirmed that after months of monitoring they have finally initiated contact with Spanish born Ghanaian attacking midfielder Inaki Williams. A thread bare Bilbao side coupled with a 13 goal haul for the team B in the 2013/2014 season thrust the 21 year old Inaki into the media spotlight. A spirited performance against Spanish giants Real ...

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GFA:No agreement reached with Obolon on league sponsorship


The Ghana Football Association have dismissed reports that it has reached an agreement with representatives of Obolon Joint Stock Company who are manufacturers of various beverages in relation to sponsoring the Ghana Premier League. The Ukrainian based beverage manufacturer have gained attention in the Ghanaian media following confirmation from the GFA that current sponsors of the top flight league First ...

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George Afriyie named as Ghana FA Vice President

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George Afriyie has been named the Vice President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) following the meeting of the Executive Committee on Thursday. President of the GFA, Kwesi Nyantakyi, named Afriyie as the vice president for a four-year term in office. He takes over from Fred Crentsil. This follows the first meeting of the newly-formed Executive Committee to discuss the ...

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Ghana League to be sponsored by Ukranian beer company


Reports reaching Citi Sports say the Ghana Football Association are in talks with a Ukrainian beer company, Obolon, to be the new headline sponsor of the Ghana Premier League. This follows the First Capital Plus Bank’s suspension of its deal with the GFA with reasons of restructuring their company’s activities. With the league about to commence in a couple of ...

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