The Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, has threatened to ban Ghana from all football-related activities if the government's presidential commission continues to interfere with Ghana Football Association's running of the game.

Ghana Football Association logo This is contained in a second letter dispatched from FIFA Headquarters in Zurich and sent to Ghana.

The letter kicks against moves by the government to use the recently inaugurated Presidential Commission to delve into issues which border on the competence and autonomy of the GFA.

Ghanaian President Mahama last month set up a three-member Presidential Commission to look into the factors that led to the first round elimination of the Black Stars at the 2014 World Cup. The commission was among others tasked with the following terms of reference - “to enquire into matters relating to Ghana's Black Stars team's preparations for the tournament and possible lapses therein which might have caused their early exit from the tournament."

The development irked the World football governing body which forbids governments from interfering in the running of the game.

It will be recalled that just last month, Ghana's west African neighbors Nigeria were banned for similar offenses.

The current impasse threatens Ghana's participation at the next African Cup of Nations in Morocco, as a ban will prevent the nation from taking part in the final qualifying phase for the tournament which is scheduled to begin on 5th September. The Black Stars will play Uganda.

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