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Top Ghana FA officials to attend FIFA seminar to boost local game

Published on: 28 March 2014
Kwesi Nyantakyi is expected to attend the FIFA seminar in South Africa

Top officials of the Ghana Football Association are expected to be in Johannesburg, South Africa for a three-day Member Associations and Development Seminar organised by world football-governing body, FIFA.

The seminar is for FA Presidents, General Secretaries and Technical Directors is meant to further boost the administration of the game in Africa with modern methods of running football.

This means GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi, Emmanuel Gyimah and Francis Oti Akenteng will join delegates from 27 other African countries for the event at the Sandton Sun Hotel in South Africa’s commercial and economic capital.

The seminar will focus primarily on topics such as information on the FIFA governance reforms; new regulations governing development programmes; FIFA development programmes and services for member associations; CAF development programmes (Club Licensing) and; co operation between FIFA and CAF.

Delegates are expected from Nigeria, Angola, Botswana, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The seminar, starting on Wednesday, will run through Thursday and Friday as well, and the officials are expected back in the country on Saturday.


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