GFA Congress: Clubs Adopt New Status

Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA)  have today, September 5, adopted new status for the governing of Ghana Football Association (GFA) at the Extraordinary Congress held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra.

After series of dialogue, the Normalization Committees statuses have finally been accepted by clubs with the revised statuses.

Out of the 123 delegates present at the congress, 115 voted 'Yes' in support of the adoption of the statutes, representing over 75% required and thus statutes has been adopted.

The Extra Ordinary Congress adopted the NC drafted statutes with an amendment to Art.  37&26.

Art. 37 - Ex Council Members

Art.  26 - Composition of Congress

Board Chair - President

Board of Directors - Ex Council

CEO - Gen Sec

Below are some of the changes made;

12 members on the Executive Committee Members (EXCO) 

120 delegates accepted (formally 123)

A 2 - term of office of 4 years for the President and 3 terms for other EXCO members.

The NC President notified the clubs they cannot have a board member which is more the company's code of 12. The clubs obliged and reduced their previous number 15 to 12.

Below is the Breakdown;

5 Premier League reps

3 Division One League reps

2 Regional Football Association reps

1 Women's League rep

1 President with an automatic vote

With the adoption of the statutes,  Dr Kofi Amoah officially declared elections are opened for the next President of the GFA and also the Executive board.

He added the election roadmap will be announced in the coming days.

Source: Sylvester Ntim/

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