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Ghana: Minister’s meeting with FIFA executives postponed indefinitely

The hope of football fans in Ghana to see the revival of football activities after a temporary ban by the government was on Thursday dashed when a meeting between government officials and FIFA executives was postponed indefinitely.APA gathered that a three-member delegation from FIFA arrived in Accra on Thursday evening and was told that the meeting to help streamline events in football in Ghana has been rescheduled indefinitely, following the unavailability of the Minister of Sports, Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah.

According to reports by the Daily Graphic sports, the FIFA delegation is led by Veron Mosengo-Omba, the FIFA director of development for Africa and Caribbean.

The reports added that the arrival of the delegation was preceded by a request from the minister to FIFA for a meeting with him to resolve the crisis in Ghanaian football, following an expose by ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, which led to the order of the arrest of the former GFA President Kwasi Nyantakyi.

Nyantakyi is currently on suspension by FIFA, while he has resigned from all the positions he holds in all football associations.

Their arrival would have helped the government to dissolve the Ghana Football Association (GFA), but it is not clear what will happen after the postponed meeting.

Meanwhile, an injunction secured by the government to halt all GFA activities will expire on Friday. It is also not clear whether the suspended league and FA matches will be cleared at the weekend.

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