Football in Togo enters a new period with the method of organising the Professional Football League (LFPT). During the Ordinary General Assembly held on Friday, May 6, the members of FTF (Togolese Football Federation) authorized the implementation of the league.
“The majority of members and actors present at this congress (47/51 votes) approved the adoption and validation of the texts on the professionalisation of football”, stated an official FTF communication. At the top of this assembly, three (3) texts had been adopted: the draft statutes of the Professional Football League; the draft settlement between FTF and LFPT and the factors for participation within the skilled soccer league.
The statutes of the skilled soccer league of Togo (LFPT) usually describe the ethical character of the league, its mode of operation, its organs, its members and their rights and duties in addition to its sources of financing. The framework settlement between FTF and LFPT specifies the circumstances below which the 2 constructions will collaborate, the bounds of the delegation of energy and the procedures for settling any conflicts. The final textual content adopted units the circumstances to be met by any membership aspiring to be a member of the longer term LFPT.
The skilled championships ought to begin from the 2023-2024 season. They will function the primary and second divisions and the league will organise them, whereas the federation will organise the third division, the regional and ladies’s leagues with out forgetting ladies’s soccer and that of younger folks.
Moreover, the admission of the Sports Association of Former Footballers of Togo (ASSAFT) as an energetic member of the Togolese Football Federation in accordance with Article 13 of the Statutes is efficient. “ASSAFT’s FTF membership was done by vote: 42 of the 50 delegates present at the time of the vote gave their approval”, famous the FTF.