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Hay Yartey to contest for Central Region FA Chairmanship seat

Hay Yartey declares intention to contest for Central Region FA seat

Ghanaian football administrator and talent developer, Abdul Hay Yartey has declared intention to contest for the Central Region Football Association Chairmanship seat in the forthcoming GFA Elections.

The CEO of Kasoa-based Division Two side, Cheetah FC has declared to Getsportsgh.com that he will contest for the top seat in the region’s football parlance.

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Getsportsgh.com understands the enterprising football administrator has picked nomination forms to challenge the incumbent Robert Otieku Duncan for the position.

Otieku Duncan is the owner and founder of Soccer Intellectuals, and has been occupying the position since October, 2019 that he was elected by popular acclamation.

Declaring his intention to contest for the Central Region Football Association’s Chairmanship seat in the upcoming elections to Getsportsgh.com, Abdul Hay Yartey said, “I will contest for the seat, yes I will contest.’

Abdul Hay Yartey is a celebrated Ghanaian football agent and administrator, and has managed footballers like Christian Atsu (late), Emmanuel Toku, Alhassan Wakaso and host of others.

Meanwhile, eight district football association Chairmen in the Western Region have also picked nomination forms for Simon Ehomah to continue his mandate as the overlord of the region’s football industry.

Getsportsgh.com understands the eight picked the nomination forms at the GFA Secretariat in Accra, endorsed it and submitted the forms on Monday, August 7, 2023.

Simon Ehomah is seeking re-election as the Western Regional Football Association chairman when his four-year mandate end in October this year.

Ehomah has taken a significant step in his pursuit to lead the Western Regional football for another four years after the eight picked the nomination forms on his behalf.

The bankroller for Basake Holy Stars was elected as Western Region FA chief in October, 2019 with 41 votes, followed by James Asiedu Kaniyah with 28 votes and Mark Bismark Owusu with 26 votes.

He had 41 votes out of the 101 total votes cast in the election and took over the mantle from Kojo Yankah.

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