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FIFA delegation visits GFA to check progress of development projects

A delegation led by El Hadj Wack Diop, Regional Manager for the FIFA Development Office for West & Central Africa, and Silmara Sousa, Africa-Regional Coordinator of Member Associations Division of FIFA, has begun a three-day visit to the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

The delegation arrived in Ghana on Tuesday to engage in discussions with the GFA on various football development matters and to review ongoing projects, particularly those supported by the FIFA Forward programme.

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Discussions will cover topics such as reviewing the GFA’s Contract of Agreed Objectives for 2023-2026, assessing FIFA Forward Regulations criteria, and evaluating current projects.

The meeting will also delve into initiatives led by the GFA’s Technical Department, including Women’s football development, Talent Identification Scheme (TDS), FIFA High Performance, and utilization of FIFA forward funds.

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These engagements aim to provide the GFA with insights to shape future projects for presentation at upcoming AFCA or DevCo meetings of FIFA.

On Thursday, the delegation will visit project sites, including the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram, and meet with key stakeholders, including the Director of the Technical Centre and the Technical Director.

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Meetings have already occurred with the President of the Association, Edwin Simeon-Okraku, the General Secretary, Director of Legal, Women’s football development team, and the Director of Finance.

El Hadj Wack Diop and Silmara Sousa will conclude their visit on Friday, March 29, 2024, before departing Ghana. This visit underscores FIFA’s commitment to supporting football development initiatives in Ghana and promoting collaboration between FIFA and national football associations.

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