The Guadalcanal football association (GFA) will stage its annual general meeting (AGM) next week.
The meeting will be held Thursday 28th February in the morning – 8.30am. The venue will be decided soon.
In a statement recently by the GFA executive said its executive wants all the eight constituencies, (affiliated associations) of Guadalcanal Province to be part of the 2013 Congress.
Each constituency is asked send two of their executive members to attend this very import congress meeting.
Other information regarding the congress meeting will be announced.
Meanwhile the football executives of the East Guadalcanal Constituency (EGC) has announced their candidate for the position of President for the Guadalcanal Football Association (GFA) in its upcoming elections.
Eddie Marahare of Marau Sound, also the coach of the East Guadalcanal Constituency football has been nominated as the EGC candidate.
Mr Marahare, a former national player is an employee of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) in Honiara.
He has accepted the nominations and vows to contest the position of president of GFA with the aim of taking football in Guadalcanal to new heights.
The EGC football executive has appealed to all constituency football officials in Guadalcanal to attend the GFA elections to exercise their democratic right in choosing a new executive that will best serve the football interest of the province.
“Football in the country has reached crossroads as highlighted in the recent dilemma in the National Football body SIFF.
“This has called for the need to change of direction in football administration and development both at the provincial and national level.
“And GFA as one of the affiliated provincial football associations in the country need to take a positive step in electing the new GFA executives with capable people to take the ball game to new heights in the province.
“The decline in the level and interest of football in the province is a matter of great concern to all football officials and players in the province.
“We however have the opportunity to change the current football dilemma in the coming elections,” said Mr Marahare.
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