GOC President to attend Interpol Match-Fixing Task Force meeting

Accra, Sept. 10, GNA - Mr. Ben Nunoo-Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), would attend the 10th Interpol Match-Fixing Task Force Meeting in Lyon, France.

The GOC boss, is among high profile global figures, who are attending the two-day summit on from September, 11-12, 2018.

Among key stakeholders attending the event, are the Federation International of Football Association (FIFA), Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), International Olympic Committee and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

The aim of the meeting is to bring together law enforcement agencies around the world to tackle match-fixing/sports corruption to maintain integrity in sports.

The GOC chief is leading a crusade to rebrand the association and position it as a true international trademark.

Since assuming office, the GOC boss has demonstrated tenacity and integrity in his administration and has embarked on a path of leaving a lasting legacy for generations unborn.

The 10th Interpol meeting seeks to educate and train key actors in sport on how to recognize, resist and report attempts to corrupt or fix matches;

It also seeks to prepare law enforcement on how to investigate and cooperate in cases related to corruption or match-fixing.

Again, the Interpol Match-fixing meeting trains’ sports fact finders on how to initiate and carry out an internal inquiry into suspected manipulation of competitions.

The GOC boss is expected back in Ghana on Thursday September 13, 2018.


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Published: 2018-09-10 16:07:54
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