Here is how much a candidate needs to pay to become the next GFA President

The President of the Normalisation Committee (NC) has disclosed that candidates who want to vie for the president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), should be ready to pay something in the region of GHC 5,000.

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Dr. Amoah in an interview with after the Extra-Ordinary Congress of the Ghana Football Association held at the Ghana Physician and Surgeon Council on Thursday indicated that the nomination fee for the GFA elections is moderate in order not to deter qualified persons with weak financial standings from contesting.  

“The fee will be in the neighbourhood of GHC 5,000 if you want to be the president, which everyone can afford. We don’t want to make it too high, to disqualify people who can be good but can’t afford.

“But you need to be able to finance the cost of your elections. However, sometimes people can even pay for someone to contest”.


Dr. Kofi Amoah early on indicated that the Normalisation Committee will come out with the road map for the election of GFA executives from the district to the national level after the drafted statutes presented to congress by the NC was adopted.

The leadership of the Ghana Football Association was thrown out after some match and football officials were captured in an expose’ by multiple award-winning journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas dubbed ‘Number 12’.

FIFA formed the Normalisation Committee to review the statutes of the Ghana Football Association and put in place measures to bring back football to normalcy.

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