The Bole District Football Association as part of its engagement with stakeholders to review the activity report for the just-ended first round of matches of the division three league and to usher in the second round on Saturday September 11, 2021, met with the leadership of clubs at its office.
It was a successful meeting, where issues of mutual interest and concern towards improving the ongoing division three league and the general development of Bole football were discussed.
The Chairman of Bole District football Association, Mr. Ewontumah Joachim started off by assuring them of their unflinching support towards their mission of changing the game, the Executive Council also assured leadership of its commitment to partner all stakeholders, towards the BDFA’s mission to improve the game.
The Chairman spoke about how it’s very important to have a proper channel of communication in our various clubs. For instance, if a player has some concerns. He/She can put them before his management and subsequently been brought to the Executive Council, instead of writing these concerns directly on the FA’s general WhatsApp platform.
Chairman of the referees committee Mr. Blaise took time to explain what is expected of clubs and their supporters before, during and after matches. He stressed on the importance of why clubs should abreast themselves with the Law of The Game by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) and also with the concept and interpretation of the Laws of the game. He also edged clubs to do the needful by consulting, if they are challenged with any issues.
Mr. Mudashiru Dari Techi who doubles as the BDA Deputy Secretary and the Chief Match Commissioner also updated Clubs on the processes involved in selecting match commissioners. He further indicated that the Match Commissioners are using modern trends of match reporting methods in order to ensure that they contribute positively to the advancement of the league.
Mr. Bakari Yaya, Chairman of the division three committee and also the Vice Chairman of the FA stated that the phenomenon of football related violence can be traced mostly to home supporters, and further briefed clubs on the importance to always control ourselves on match days to prevent any form of violence.
The Associations Communication officer Mr. Mumuni Issah took clubs through player transfer and registration. Few very important things he noted were, No division three club will be allow to register players who have already registered for division two or above clubs. He again noted that, clubs should strike deals with team management of parent clubs before making transfer moves.
Speaking at the event, The acting deputy communications officer Mr. Adams Rashid mentioned that, football in our area remains a largely untapped resource for brand sponsorship and development. He charged club owners to upsurge interest in making their clubs profit-oriented entities, and continue to invest, as it could provide significant returns in the new future.
The Seven(7) division three league clubs were briefed on the BDFA’s intent of organizing first aid training for all the medical teams of the various clubs. Adding, they will also provide football nets for all the clubs on match days. They however cautioned clubs to report within the stipulated time on match days in other to prevent any form of punishment.
Source: BDFA COMMUNICATIONS.