Sports News of Saturday, 28 December 2019
The Ghana Football Affiliation (GFA) has accredited the identify transform of previous Ghana Leading League (GPL) champions Wa All-Stars to Legon Metropolitan areas Football Club (FC).
“We acknowledge receipt of a letter from Wa All-Star Football Club dated 23rd December 2019 requesting for approval for a alter of your club’s name from Wa All Stars Football Club to Legon Towns Football Club,” the GFA said in a letter dealt with to the renamed club.
“The Ghana Football Association(GFA) also acknowledges receipt of the paperwork on the transform of identify to Legon Cities Soccer Club (an included firm) from the Registrar General’s Office connected to your ask for submitted to the GFA beneath the Organizations Act, 2019 (Act 992).
“Consequently, the GFA hereby approves the transform of title from Wa All Stars Soccer Club…”.
The name transform of the 2016 Ghanaian Premier League kinds element of re-branding by the new owner of the club businessman Richard King Attipoe.
Mr Attipoe just lately grew to become the the greater part shareholder of the club which was as soon as owned by previous GFA President, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi who is serving a life time ban by FIFA from all soccer-similar pursuits.
In an before interview with Graphic On-line, the new majority shareholder mentioned the new management was hunting to translate his accomplishment in company to soccer.
“We are businessmen and we want to do enterprise with football,” Mr Attipoe explained at a press convention to unveil a new mentor.