In a related development, the Hon Minister also paid a working visit to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) offices in Accra.

The visit was to afford the Minister the opportunity to acquaint himself with the President of the GFA and meet members of the Executive Committee to discuss with them present issues affecting the growth and development of football and to reiterate President Mahama’s call in his State of the Nation Address to ensure qualification of the Black Stars to Brazil next year.

Receiving the Minister, the President of the GFA, Mr Kwasi Nyantakyi assured the new Minister of their co-operation and support to ensure their mutual success, pledging the GFA’s commitment to transparency.