As part of the Ghana Football Association’s Extra-Ordinary Congress, amendments were made to some of the rules of the association.
The congress agreed to make changes to some of the rules which had in times past created ‘problems’ for football administrators in the country.
At the congress, delegates adopted a number of new changes which will be used to govern the Ghana Football Association.
Find below the amendments;
1.The Ghana Football Association President and their Vice will serve for two terms of four years. Previously it was an unlimited term for them.
2.There will now be 18-team national Division One League after two seasons. Meanwhile the 48 Division One clubs are still part of the association.
3. Executive Council members will serve for three terms of four years. This replaces the unlimited term where Executive Committee members for many terms as they wish.
4. The Congress of 123 have been cut down to 120 delegates. The Congress which constituted 123 delegates will now be 120 in the association’s new rules.
5. The GFA Vice President will be elected by the Executive Council members instead of the the GFA President. Previously, the Ghana Football Association President is the one who elect the Vice President for the GFA.
6. The GFA will no longer be audited by the government instead, private auditors.
7. The Executive Committee will now be called Executive Council. The members will be Executive Council member not Executive Committee members.
The Ghana Football Association is now set for elections.