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FIFA delegation ends successful mission in Ghana after inspecting various projects

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A team from the FIFA Development Office has concluded its mission to Ghana successfully.

The delegation of two FIFA officials includes the Regional Manager for the FIFA Development Office for West & Central Africa, El Hadj Wack Diop and Africa Regional Coordinator of Member Associations Division of FIFA, Silmara Sousa.

During their visit to Ghana to engage with the Ghana Football Association, they made trips to Prampram and the Eastern Region.

They also visited the Technical Center of the Ghana Football Association and the Ghanaman Soccer Center of Excellence, in Prampram.

They were in the company of the General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association, Prosper Harrison Addo (Esq.), Technical Director, Professor Joseph Kwame Mintah and Head of Legal, Marian Mensah (Esq).

The delegation first visited the headquarters of the Association where they met with the President of the Association, Mr. Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku.

They later inspected facilities at the Technical Center, including the pitches, hostels, conference halls, and the ongoing BetPawa artificial pitch.

The FIFA Team also monitored the floodlights project as well as the renovation works currently being undertaken at the facility.

While in Ghana, the team held meetings with the GFA on various football development issues whilst conducting a review of the Association’s work, including projects under the FIFA Forward programme.

The delegation additionally, held comprehensive discussions on development projects and progress made in Women’s football and the upcoming FIFA Forward projects, and reviewed the broad strategic goals of the GFA.

Before ending their mission, the delegation in the company of the GFA General Secretary visited other projects and observed training sessions of some Colts clubs before departing Ghana on Friday.


Credit: GFA Communications

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