REVEALED: 14 Premiership clubs abandoned Special Competition

Published on: 12 February 2019


Spokesperson for the Ghana FA Normalization Committee, Dan Kwaku Yeboah has disclosed that only two Ghana Premier League clubs showed readiness to comply with the committee to play in the Special Competition.

The Committee, led by Dr.Kofi Amoah was mandated to reform Ghana football in the aftermath of Anas Aremeyaw Anas documentary and as a result, proposed a competition to replaced the 2017/18 season. The date for the start of the Competiton was slated for January, however, it was rescheduled to February 7.

Again the Competition was postponed amid report of some clubs unwillingness to honour the aforementioned competition provided contractual agreement is not made clear.

Therefore, the scheduled date got postponed twice settling on February, 17 2019.

On Monday, the Normalisation Committee released a statement confirming the cancellation of the Special Competition. According to Dan Kwaku Yeboah, the competition cannot be played with only two Premier clubs.

"We can not organize a competition with only two Premiership clubs".

"We (Normalisation committee) cancelled the Special competition because all division one clubs confirmed to participate but out of the 16 premier league clubs in Ghana, only two clubs thus Kotoko and Dreams FC confirmed to participate in the Special competition", he told OTEC Fm.

Currently, the country's league is in limbo as the Committee has less than two months to finish with their mandate which elapses on March,30.

Story by Kolog Bonaventure