Football’s return to play in Guyana: FIFA, Concacaf visit Guyana to begin GFF Statutes Revision Process
FIFA and Concacaf have completed a two-day mission in Guyana this week, as part of the consultation process to revise the Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF’s) statutes in order to align the GFF’s code of governance with the global and regional governing bodies of football.
This visit has followed a letter from FIFA in May, which informed the GFF that, alongside all of FIFA’s 211 member associations, it was, this year, obliged to update its statutes to meet the mandatory requirements of the higher governing bodies.
“We were delighted to welcome the delegation from FIFA and Concacaf this week, to work towards aligning our statutes with FIFA and Concacaf in the interest of good governance and accountability,” GFF President Wayne Forde has said. “We look forward to continuing this work through to fruition this year.”
During their visit, FIFA Member Association Manager Sofia Malizia and One Concacaf Manager Howard McIntosh met with the GFF Executive Committee, members of the GFF General Council, the GFF attorney, and a newly-formed Statutes Revision Committee.
FIFA and Concacaf will continue to support the GFF through the revision process by working closely with the Statutes Review Committee and the GFF General Council in the coming weeks.