Revealed: Five-man committee to manage Black Stars ahead of 2019 Afcon

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The interim body in charge of running football in the country has appointed a committee to manage the Black Stars

Ghana Football Association’s Normalisation Committee has announced a five-man body headed by former Asante Kotoko C.E.O Dr. KK Sarpong.

With the country failing to win a major title since 1982, the committee is expected to help the Black Stars technical team and playing to annex the Africa Cup of Nations trophy holding in Egypt in June.

“The GFA Normalization Committee (N.C) has set up a five-member committee to manage the activities of the senior national team, Black Stars,” a GFA statement read.

“The Committee is headed by former Kotoko Chairman and GNPC boss, Dr Kofi Koduah Sarpong, with the Honourable Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Perry Okudzeto as vice.

“The committee will among other things, supervise the activities of the Black Stars, and collaborate with the technical team to facilitate all arrangements to ensure the team gets the best of preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.”

The statement added: “This forms part of the N.C’s grand agenda to ensure Ghana’s successful participation at the tournament scheduled for later this year.

Other members of the committee are former Ghanaian footballer, Ibrahim Sunday, Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye and Madam Abena Osei Asare.

“In the aftermath of the Anas’ exposé   management committees of the various national teams were disbanded.”

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