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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will hold its 26th Ordinary Congress on Thursday, August 27, 2020, a letter from the body to its members has confirmed.

With the cancellation of the 2019/2020 football season as a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the football community is set to go to Congress to plan for the next season and attend to other vital matters.

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), in the exercise of its powers under Article 31(2) of the GFA Statutes 2019, has fixed the 26th ordinary session of Congress for Thursday, August 27, 2020.

However, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant limitations imposed under the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012) on public gatherings, the meeting cannot be held the usual way, where Congressmen and women gather at a venue for their deliberations and decision making.

It would be recalled in a bulletin (No.1 of 2020) addressed to all Companies and the media, the Registrar of Companies, pursuant to the power conferred on her by Section 378(2) of the Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992), directed that all companies may hold their Annual General Meetings (AGM) electronically.

In the letter from the Ghana FA to its members, they have indicated that the 26th Ordinary Congress will be held over video conference as a result of the restrictions placed on public gatherings.

It will be the first ordinary congress of GFA under the leadership of Kurt Okraku, who was voted into office in October 2019.

Congressmen and women are expected to decide on the start date of the next season after the 2019/20 campaign was cancelled as a result of the pandemic.

Find the letter from the GFA to its members below:


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