The Executive Council (Exco) of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has appointed Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuako to head the Club Licensing Board of the country’s football governing body.
The Exco has taken the decision by exercising its powers under Article 52 of the GFA Statutes and has named a seven-member board that will be in charge of club licensing.
According to a communique on the FA’s official website, the Board will be chaired by economist and former sports journalist, Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuakoh.
The General Manager, Sustainability at Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) will be working with George Ankomah Mensah (Vice-Chairman), Professor Joseph Kwame Mintah, Mike Bonsu, Mavis Amanor, Rev. Emmanuel Addotey, and Joseph Addo.
From henceforth, 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”, a statement from the GFA outlined.