Ghana football Normalization Committee needs everyone on board to be successful - Okraku

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The Dreams FC chief shares his thoughts on how the new administrative unit can realize its goals

Dreams FC executive chairman Kurt Okraku has called for an all-inclusive effort as a recently set up Normalization Committee for Ghana football endeavours to reform the country's sport. 

Football in the West African country is seeking to get back on its feet after an investigative documentary exposed corrupt and match-fixing activities of top officials and referees of the FA in June.

President of the local football governing body Kwesi Nyantakyi resigned after the scandal. The executive committee was dissolved, the premises of the FA was declared a crime scene by local police, while all competitive domestic matches and competitions have been put on hold. 

“They [members of the Normalization Committee] were confirmed just recently and just had access to the FA secretariat, so let’s see how things will unfold," Okraku said, as reported by Footballmadeinghana

"But like I said earlier, everyone would have to help the committee because they aren’t Prophet Mohammed or Jesus Christ.

"They will need technical knowledge which is very important.

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"So everyone has to help them so that our football will come to where [it's supposed to be]."

The committee, whose work is set to end on March 31 next year, has been tasked by Fifa to "run the GFA’s daily affairs and cooperate with the special task force, review the GFA statutes to ensure compliance with the requirements of Fifa and Caf, particularly art. 15 of the FIFA Statutes" and "organize and conduct elections of a GFA executive committee on the basis of the revised GFA statutes once the GFA statutes meet the requirements of Fifa and Caf".

 

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