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The government has set up a five-member interim management committee (IMC) to manage the sport’s affairs and help revive Ghana’s wounded football administration.

Insider reports reaching the Daily Statesman indicate that members of the interim body which will run the Ghana Football Association will be appointed shortly, possibly today.

An Accra high court yesterday granted an application by the Attorney General, Ms Gloria Akuffo, pursuant to Order 25 (1) of the High Court Civil Procedure Rules (CI47), for an interim injunction to restrain members, directors and officers of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) from exercising such powers as ordinarily conferred on them by law.

The government has activated legal processes that will enable it to carry out its decision to dissolve the Ghana Football Association.

The public response to the government’s decision to intervene in the affairs of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) following the Anas exposé of embarrassing levels of corruption in soccer administration has so far been largely positive.