Anas Video: ‘Corrupt’ FA officials ‘step aside’ en bloc

All football officials who were captured allegedly taking bribes in the latest investigative work by Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas  are to step aside from all football related activities in the country with immediate effect, a statement from the troubled Ghana Football Association has said.

Additionally, the referees committee of Ghana has been dissolved.

“All Officials of the GFA, shown to have allegedly committed various acts of misconduct, in the Tiger Eye PI documentary titled Number 12 shall step aside from their positions and steer away from all football related activities with immediate effect.

“The conduct of the said Officials has been referred to the GFA Ethics Committee chaired by COP Kofi Boakye to go through the Judicial Process.

” The GFA shall not interfere in the works of the Ethics Committee and shall embrace any decision that the Ethics Committee may come out with.

“That the Referees Appointment Committee has been dissolved,” the statement read in part.

Several high profile dignitaries of Ghana Football including president of the Association Kwesi Nyantakyi were seen taken money or gifts to compromise their roles.

Mr. Nyantakyi has subsequently been given a 90-day ban from all football related activities by FIFA.

The Ghana government has said it taking steps to have the FA dissolved.

Below are details of the statement on the Website of the GFA

The Executive Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) met on June 8, 2018 and decided as follows:

1. All Officials of the GFA, shown to have allegedly committed various acts of misconduct, in the Tiger Eye PI documentary titled Number 12 shall step aside from their positions and steer away from all football related activities with immediate effect.

2. The conduct of the said Officials has been referred to the GFA Ethics Committee chaired by COP Kofi Boakye to go through the Judicial Process.

3. The GFA shall not interfere in the works of the Ethics Committee and shall embrace any decision that the Ethics Committee may come out with.

4. That the Referees Appointment Committee has been dissolved.

5. That all the competitions of the GFA have temporary been put on hold.

6. That a five member team comprising of Messrs Kweku Eyiah (Leader), Benjamin Nab Eyison, Kurt Okraku (Spokesperson), Isaac Addo and Samuel Opoku Nti has been tasked to meet Government for a resolution of the current impasse as well as draw up a program for lasting reforms.

7. The GFA shall soon come out with a road map for the elections of a substantive President in accordance with its Statutes.

8. That the GFA wishes to assure the general public that it shall take all legitimate steps to restore confidence and trust in the beautiful game. In this respect as a first step, the GFA wishes to offer its sincerest and unconditional apologies to the entire nation and all our stake holders.

SIGNED ISAAC ADDO

GENERAL SECRETARY

Source: Ghana/Starrfmonline.com/103.5FM

You might also like
Comments
Loading...