Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Kofi Kodua Sarpong has been appointed to head a five-member committee to to manage the activities of the senior national team, Black Stars.
The former Kumasi Asante Kotoko Chairman will be assisted by Deputy Youth and Sports Sports Minister, Perry Okudzeto, according to a statement signed by Spokesperson of the Normalisation Committee, Dan Kwaku Yeboah.
The committee will among other things, supervise the activities of the Black Stars, and collaborate with the technical team to facilitate all arrangements to ensure the team gets the best of preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
“This forms part of the N.C’s grand agenda to ensure Ghana’s successful participation at the tournament scheduled for later this year,” the statement noted.
Other members of the committee are former Ghanaian footballer, Ibrahim Sunday, Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye and Madam Abena Osei Asare.
In the aftermath of the Anas’ exposé management committees of the various national teams were disbanded.
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