DISSOLUTION OF GFA: Gov’t has no power – Osei Kweku Palmer

Tema Youth financier, Wilfred Osei Kwaku Palmer has insisted that government has ‘no power’ to dissolve the country’s football governing body.

Football in the country is at the crossroad after ace journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas revealed the rot in the football in his “Number 12” documentary.

Government has taken steps to dissolve the Ghana Football Association after the video was aired that the Accra International Conference Centre.

However, the Black Stars Management Committee chairman is adamant and insists the ruling party has ‘no power’ to dissolve the association.

“The clubs are legitimately registered company. But the clubs have been told they don’t have legitimate right to exist,” he told Asempa FM.

“The government should let the officials know whether it’s legitimate to own a club or not.

“As a club owner, I have employed about 60 people.” Have I not contributed something to the economy of the country?” he quizzed.

“The government can not do football without resorting to FIFA. The reform will need the involvement of the Executive Committee of the FA. That is what FIFA will tell the government.

“The IMC set up by the government will not be recognised by FIFA,” he claimed.

Ghana’s Deputy Attorney General Godfred Odame has claimed FIFA does not recognize the current FA administration.

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