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Gov’t to file motion to discontinue GFA case today

Government is expected to file a motion today [Monday] at the Accra High Court to officially withdraw its liquidation petition against the Ghana Football Association. This is in fulfillment of an agreement signed with FIFA on August 16, 2018. Per the agreement, FIFA in consultation with government and CAF will …

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Caf bans Ghanaian ref David Laryea for life, seven others get 10 years

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has banned Ghanaian referee, David Laryea, from all football activities for life. The ruling comes after the referee was filmed by undercover journalist, Anas Aremayaw Anas, accepting money to influence the outcome of matches. Seven other Ghanaian referees have been handed bans of 10 years. Caf announced the sanctions …

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Court to hear GFA injunction case today

The High Court will today [Monday] hear a substantive application by the Attorney General seeking an interlocutory injunction on Executives of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) from performing their duties. This new application follows the expiration of the 10-day injunction secured by the government in the High court on the …

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Gov’t blocks Ndoum, others from attending FIFA meeting

World football governing body, FIFA, upon the recommendation of the Government of Ghana, has blocked Elmina Sharks CEO, Papa Kwesi Ndoum, and four others from attending their scheduled meeting in Zurich, Switzerland alone without government officials. In a letter addressed to the GFA and signed by Solomon Mudege, Senior Development Manager …

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World Cup 2018: Switzerland hold Brazil to 1-1 draw

Pre-tournament favourites Brazil failed to win their opening game of a World Cup for the first time since 1978 as Switzerland earned a valuable draw in Rostov-on-Don. The five-time champions, so often lauded for their flair, failed to sparkle after Philippe Coutinho’s superbly curled opener on 20 minutes. Tite’s side …

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