JUSTICE Anin Yeboah, (pictured) a supreme court judge in Ghana has been elected as chairman of Fifa’s Disciplinary Committee.
He polled 98% of the votes cast during the FIFA congress held in Behrain to be elected as the chairman of the football governing body’s Disciplinary Committee on Thursday.
Justice Yeboah will serve a four-year term.
In May last year, Justice Yeboah was elected member of the adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee and has served on various judicial bodies in the Ghana Football Association including the Disciplinary Committee and Appeals Committee. He also served on the Appeals Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
Several Africans were also voted onto FIFA committees at the congress, including Rwanda’s Martin Ngoga as deputy chairman of the investigatory chamber of the Ethics Committee.
Below is the full list of Africans elected on to Fifa committees at 67th Congress:
Chairman: Justice Anin Yeboah (Ghana) – Supreme Court Justice
Members: Maclean Letshwiti (Botswana), Guy Akpovi (Togo), Mahmoud Hammami (Tunisia)
Members: Jean-Louis Atangana Amougou (Cameroon), Alberto Simango (Mozambique)
Ethics Committee – investigatory chamber:
Deputy chairman: Martin Ngoga (Rwanda) – Former Prosecutor General
Members: Janet Katisya (Kenya)
Ethics Committee – adjudicatory chamber:
Members: Justice Ayotunde Phillips (Nigeria)
Audit and Compliance Committee:
Members: Andrew Kamanga (Zambia)