The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), exercising its powers under Article 52 of the GFA Statutes, has appointed a seven-member Club Licensing Board (CLB) to act for one year.
Article 52 of the new GFA Statutes provides that “the Executive Council may, if necessary, create ad-hoc committees for special duties and for a limited period. The Executive Council shall appoint a chairman, deputy chairman and the appropriate number of members…”
The Club Licensing Board will be chaired by an economist and former sports journalist, Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuakoh, who is also the General Manager, Sustainability at Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).
Other members of the Club Licensing Board are George Ankomah Mensah (Vice-Chairman), Professor Joseph Kwame Mintah, Mike Bonsu, Mavis Amanor, Rev. Emmanuel Addotey and Joseph Addo.
The GFA’s Club Licensing Manager, Emmanuel Newton Dasoberi will act as Secretary to the Board.
The Club Licensing Board has the responsibility of vetting the license application of clubs to ensure compliance with legal, administrative, finance, technical, medical and security requirements of the provisions of the GFA Statutes and the GFA Club Licensing Regulations before issuing licenses to clubs.