Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has named a five-member
Referees Committee to be chaired by the winner of the upcoming Executive
Council election between Central Region FA Chairman, Robert Duncan and Upper
East Region FA Chairman, Salifu Zida.
Sports journalist, Michael Oti Adjei has been named the Vice Chairman of the Committee.
Other members of the Committee are Daniel Agbogah, Christine Ziga, and C.W. Okine.
The duties of the Referees Committee include:
a. to appoint referees for matches organized or sanctioned by the GFA.
b. to study match reports and make recommendations to the Executive Council.
c. to nominate candidates for the international list who are eligible to officiate at international matches according to FIFA Regulations governing the registration of international referees, assistant referees, futsal referees and beach soccer referees on FIFA's list.
d. to comply with standard refereeing methods as established by FIFA to ensure uniform implementation of the Laws of the Game.
e. to approve the referee instructor and assessor panels.
f. To recommend the suspension or removal from the referee's list, those found to be incompetent or guilty of serious misconduct.
The Committee has a two-year mandate.
g. to ensure strict compliance with the provisions of the Regulations on the Organisation of Refereeing in FIFA Member Associations and the GFA Referees Regulations.
Source: Sylvester Ntim