Executive Council Member and Chief Executive Officer of Bechem United, Kingsley Osei Bonsu has been appointed as Chairman of the Black Galaxies Management Committee. The experienced football administrator replaces former colleague Dr. Tony Aubynn as Chairman of the home based senior national team’s management Committee.
Kingsley Osei Bonsu previously served on the Black Queens Management Committee and the Beach Soccer Committee.
Chairman of the Upper West Regional Football Association Alhaji Sadugu Yahaya will serve as Vice Chairman of the Committee. Other Committee Members are, Stephen Atto Quayson – Member, Fred Agbenyo – Member and Alhaji Deam – Member
The Committee Members are as follows:
The Duties and roles of the Committee are listed below:
The management Committee of the National teams oversees the day-to-day running of the national teams and ensures that the objectives and vision of the Association is achieved by formulating measures that would lead to the eventual success of the teams. The committee works with the national teams department.
Its duties include:
a) Setting the strategic plan and direction to guide the activities of the team.
b) To act as the link between the technical team and the FA.
c) To ensure that camping facilities are adequate and convenient for the playing body and the technical team.
d) To ensure that all necessary logistics such as medicals, training kits, footballs, boots, equipment is available at the right time and in right required quantities for the use of the playing body and technical team.
e) To Pay regular visits to the teams whilst in camp to ascertain their needs.
f) To ensure passports and other travelling documents for the players and technical teams are authentic and valid.
g) To follow-up on release of funds from the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
h) To ensure that proper travelling arrangements are in put place for the team.
i) To ensure that accommodation, transport, and other arrangements for the team especially in matches played outside Ghana are in conformity with FIFA, CAF and other international accepted standards.
j) To always ensure that members of the team (players and officials) act in a manner worthy of Ambassadors of Ghana.
k) To establish a regular and cordial relationship with the technical team in order to apprise themselves of all pertinent issues affecting the team.
l) Monitoring the activities of the team to ensure they are keeping with the mission and ethics of the Association.
m) To ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are in place for the players and other Officials and that both are properly managed and supported.
n) To roll out strategies to promote and publicize the activities of the team.
o) To work with the marketing departments/competition department to make the brand visible.
p) Ensure overall effective management of team
q) Ensure timely procurement, availability and deployment of critical resources required by team
r) Ensure a serene and positive atmosphere in team camp as well as discipline and adherence to code of conduct by team members [this includes dress codes]
s) Support GFA Marketing Department to ensure delivery of any relevant commitments to sponsors/partners and general brand feel of team is in line with set criteria
t) Prepare and ensure team adherence to Activity Schedule [for both competitive and non-competitive matches as well as Tournaments]
u) Support GFA Communications Department in coaching team members on proper communication
v) Liaise between team and GFA Executive Council
w) Conduct research on venues for team’s matches, and ensure appropriate measures are put in place for, at least, optimal performance
x) See to general welfare and security of team
y) Support efforts to ensure that players maintain a very good psychological balance
z) Review team performance with Coach
za) Prepare and present periodic reports to GFA Executive Council covering all aspects of team’s operations.
zb) Vigorously look for sponsorship/partners for the team.