A threat by FIFA to ban Ghana football, the government on Thursday reached a deal with the global football governing body to clean up football administration in the country.
Ghana’s attorney general has taken steps towards dissolving the embattled Ghana Football Association (GFA) after an explosive documentary showed officials allegedly collecting bribes worth millions of dollars.
FIFA countered that it would work with Ghana to tackle corruption but would not allow the GFA’s hasty liquidation.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino met a senior delegation from Accra on Thursday with both sides agreeing to “establish a normalisation committee to replace the Executive Committee of the Ghana Football Association.
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Ghana’s attorney general Gloria Akuffo has said it June that “urgent measures” were needed to protect the public against the GFA.
Football is massively popular in the West African nation.
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