September 24, 2018

Ghana accepts FIFA’s directives, Dalung insists on rule of law (Guardian)

Ghana accepts FIFA’s directives, Dalung insists on rule of law (Guardian)

Ghana yesterday accepted FIFA’s directive to stop the winding up of its Football Association as directed by the world football governing body. But Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung insists the country must follow the dictates of its law. FIFA on Tuesday threatened to ban Ghana and Nigeria from international football unless both governments stopped interfering in the administration of the game in their countries. Yesterday, FIFA announced that the Ghanaian government had pledged to stop the process to wind up the country’s football association (GFA) over corruption allegations. FIFA said yesterday that it had agreed to work with Ghana “to offer leadership in reforming football administration in Ghana and in Africa.” Read more

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