GFA reschedules Congress date

The Ghana Football Association has set September 1st to hold its Annual Congress after earlier date failed. 

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has with immediate effect rescheduled the date and venue of its upcoming Ordinary Session Congress.

The association due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus were billed to hold the Congress online via video conferencing technology Zoom on August 27, but upon careful deliberations by members and other stakeholders it has agreed to hold the Congress at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram on September 1 with all members expected to be present.

There will be a plethora of items to be discussed at the upcoming Congress but high on the agenda would be reviewing the activity report for the canceled 2019-20 football season as well plans for the new football season, which has a tentative date billed for October.

The GFA announced the latest development through their official website platform on Tuesday.

"The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), in the exercise of its powers under Article 31(2) of the GFA Statutes 2019, has fixed Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 9am in the forenoon as the date and time for the 26th Ordinary session of Congress. The event will take place at the GFA Technical Centre, the Council took this decision at its meeting on Monday, August 17, 2020. The new date and venue replace what was earlier communicated".

"The 26th Ordinary Session of Congress was billed to take place on Thursday, August 27, 2020, via video conferencing but the decision has been overturned following the lifting of restrictions on the number of people who can attend conferences subject to the maintenance of social distancing by His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, President of Ghana in his 15th Update on measures taken against the Spread of Coronavirus."

"Congressmen and women and stakeholders have been duly informed of the changes." it disclosed.

It is expected that Congress would take a definite stance to which football would be resumed following it's cancellation far back in March, as a result of the Covid-19, which plagued the world.


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