The Ghana Football Association has made appointments to serve on the various panels of the new refereeing structure.
Executive Council member Frederick Acheampong heads the newly created Referees Assessors and Classification Panel.
He has retired FIFA referee Justice Yeboah and Emmanuella Aglago as members.
The three-member body will be responsible for evaluating and assessing the performance of referees by giving advice and constructive comments to help the development of the referees while also using a marking system.
They shall also analyze the performance of referees in the matches in their various categories under the auspices of the Ghana Football Association. They are also responsible for grading and classification of referees.
In a related development, Deputy Chairman of the Central Regional Football Association Dr. Francis Eyiah Bediako will chair the Referees Match Review panel.
Retired referee R.K Atifu is a member of the Technical Instructors and Augustine Fugah heads the Physical Instructors panel.
Below is the full list of appointments:
MATCH REVIEW PANEL
Dr. Francis Eyiah Bediako - Deputy Chairman, Central Region FA.
Innocentia Agbavitor - Retired FIFA Referee
Paul Ayamba - Chairman, Match Commissioners.
This panel will review incidents picked up by official League footage and make a decision to refer the incident to the tribunal based on the rules of the game as outlined on a report sheet. They shall operate independently of Referees Committee.
ASSESSORS AND CLASSIFICATION PANEL
Frederick Acheampong - Chairman
Justice Yeboah - Member
Emmanuella Aglago - Member
INSTRUCTORS - TECHNICAL
Their responsibilities include:
- Refereeing strategies
- Training Referees on League specific rules
- Training Referees on Player misconduct handling
- Ethics in Refereeing
- Training Referees on Refereeing positioning
- Training Referees on Psychology
(This list will be reviewed and improved continuously)
There shall also be a minimum of three (3) technical Instructors in every region.
INSTRUCTORS - PHYSICAL
The Physical Instructors are expected to come up with a training theory for Referees. They are also responsible for the fitness of Referees and their training.
This list will be reviewed and improved continuously
There shall also be a minimum of three (3) Physical Instructors in every region.