GFA committed to creating more opportunities for referees in Ghana – Fred Acheampong

Executive Council member of the Ghana Football Association, Mr. Fred Achampong (2nd from left)

Former CEO of Ashgold and Executive Council member of the Ghana Football Association, Mr. Fred Achampong, has reaffirmed the FA’s commitment to improve the standard of officiating across all competitions in the country and creating more opportunities for them as they begin the journey for the new season.

According to Achie, the Football Association has been engaging the Referees Association of Ghana (RAG) in outlining the right system of checks and balances to help enhance their capacity and also improve performance.

“The fact that you have shown up in your numbers to participate in the feetness test is an indication you are ready to support the FA’s course, I see faces and people who are ready to take refereeing to the appex and it must start from now” Fred Achampong said.

The Executive Council member speaking at a briefing ahead of Saturday’s exercise said the FA was fully committed to changing the face of their profession but will need their commitment to achieve that objective.

According to him the FA’s decision ordered for new communications gadgets to be used by referees in the Ghana Premier League (GPL) is a Clare testimony of how efficient the Association want their work to look like.

Over one hundred and fifty referees from Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, Upper East, Upper West Regions and Northern Regions are currently in Tamale to participate in the annual fitness test exercise ahead of the new season.

By: Sey Mubarick

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