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Gov’t reaches agreement with FIFA to reform Ghana football

The government of Ghana has released a statement indicating that the meeting between FIFA over the moves to implement reforms in Ghana Football following the recent impasse between the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ghana Football Association has been fruitful.

The three-member delegation from FIFA was led by Mr Veron Mosengo Omba, FIFA’s new Director of Development for Africa and the Caribbean, Mr Hamidu Zibrela – President of Niger Football Federation and Mr Solomon Modegbe, held showdown talks in Accra on Friday, June 22 as part of processes to reform, sanitize and re-organize football activities in the country.

The government on the hand was led by Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Youth and Sports Minister, with Dr Mustpha Ahmed, Minister for Information, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, Deputy Chief of Staff, Godfred Yeboah Dame, Deputy Attorney General and Minister of Justice.

The move comes after the government of Ghana took steps to dissolve the Ghana Football Association (GFA) following a damning investigative documentary on corruption in African football by ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

The meeting between the two parties is expected to continue in the coming days in Zurich, Switzerland.

Below is the copy of the statement below:

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