Dr Kofi Amoah and Oti Akenteng appointed by FIFA to preside over Ghana Football

By Mutala Yakubu
Dr Kofi Amoah
Dr Kofi Amoah has been appointed by FIFA to head Ghana football

FIFA have appointed a two-member committee comprising of Dr Kofi Amoah and Oti Akenteng to preside over Ghana Football in the interim.

Their main job will be to liaise between FIFA and CAF to ensure Ghana is able to participate in all international competitions as the government continues to take steps to reform Ghana football.

Businessman Dr Kofi Amoah, the head of the Local Organising Committee who organised the 2008 African Cup of Nation in Ghana has been appointed the Head of the Liason team while Oti Akenteng, the Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) is a member of the body.

This was made known in a press release from the Ministry of Youth and Sports after Ghana's delegation met with FIFA in Zurich last week.

Ghana football has been in deep crisis ever since investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas premiered an expose on the rot in our game.

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All football activities have been halted in the country and the new two-member committee will handle matters as plans to restructure our game continues.


Below is the statement

The statement signed by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah said, following those deliberations both parties agreed to collaborate closely to restore normalcy and integrity to the administration of football in Ghana.

2. Pending the institution of definite interim measures for the administration of football in Ghana, the following persons are mandated to constitute a Liason Team with FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for football affairs in Ghana:

a. Dr Kofi Amoah (Head of Liason Team)
b. Coach Oti Akenteng (Member)

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