November 13, 2018
Parliament’s select Committee on Youth, Sports and Culture has asked the Normalisation Committee set up by FIFA following the investigative documentary, [Number 12] on Ghana football by journalist Anas Aremeyaw to furnish it with its detailed programme.

Chairman of the Youth, Sports and Culture committee, Alex Kofi Agyekum in an interview with disclosed that the Normalisation Committee in a meeting said it will need GH?7.2m equivalent of US$1.5m for its activities and programmes.

“They told us they have a programme they are going to roll out and they told us they needed some amount of money of about GH?7.2m to organize some kind of competition, as a way of reviving the whole thing. We have asked them to present the details to us” Mr Agyekum stated.

According to him the normalization Committee said amount is expected to be raised from corporate bodies, government and other sources.

The Sports, Youth and Culture Committee he said is satisfied with the outcome and responses from the Normalisation committee members and are confident in their work to turn around Ghana’s football.

Chairman of the Normalisation Committee, Dr.KofiAmoah also expressed contentment with the outcome of the meeting stating that his outfit will be forthcoming for advice and counsel whenever it is necessary.

Football he said can become an appendage to Ghana’s economic infrastructure, stressing that the role it plays in entertaining, uniting were critical.

By Christian Kpesese/