Ghana’s government has set up a five-member Interim Management Committee (IMC) as it embarks on the dissolution of its national football association.
The IMC will be led by Dr. Kofi Amoah with Cudjoe Fianoo, Chairman of the Ghana League Clubs Association (Ghalca) serving as Secretary.
Former internationals Abedi Pele and Osei Kofi as well as one-time sports journalist and lawyer Eva Okyere complete the membership of the Committee.
Also, popular sports journalist Dan Kweku Yeboah will act as the spokesperson of the committee.
In a statement signed by Information Minister Mustapha Hamid Wednesday, government says the action which follows the acquisition of a restraining order from the High Court by the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, stopping the directors and officials of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) from all football-related activities for a limited period of 10 days.
“Government has set up an Interim Management Committee (IMC) to oversee the administration of football and other related football matters in Ghana.
“The five-member committee is made up of: Dr. Kofi Amoah, Cudjoe Fianoo, Abedi Pele, Osei Kofi and Eva Okyere,” the statement read.
Government also reiterated that it will “engage Fifa and Caf as promised in the statement of 7th June, 2018 to discuss current developments in Ghanaian football administration and to chart the way forward.”
Meanwhile, the statement also noted that government intends to seek a more permanent injunction when the interim one secured on Tuesday runs out.
A copy of statement below: