Ghana football is in safe hands with me – Kurt Okraku

Kurt Okraku believes he the right person to lead GFA

The President of Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Okraku believes with him in office, the country’s football is in a safer hands.

Kurt Okraku said this when he filed for nomination for re-election as leader of the association at the GFA Secretariat on Friday, August 11, 2023.

Kurt Okraku was elected GFA President in October, 2019, taking over the mantle from Kwesi Nyantakyi whose administration came to an abrupt end after the Anas Aremeyaw Anas number 12 video which exposed the corrupt practices in the Ghanaian football industry.

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With his mandate expiring in the next two months, Kurt Okraku is seeking for a re-election to lead the association for another four years.

Arriving at the GFA Secretariat today to file for nomination, Kurt Okraku was met by an enthusiastic backing from his supporters with some highly-revered football administrators also in attendance.

Addressing the press after filing for nomination, Kurt Okraku stated emphatically that he is the right person to lead the association and must be given a second term in office.

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He reiterated that his core objective is to develop Ghana football to the highest level hence the need to lead the association for another four years.

“Ghana football has suffered, Ghana football has struggled and Ghana football is on the rise. Ghana football is most importantly in safe hands, the safe hands is the one addressing all of you. The trusted hand, the trusted leader is the one speaking to all of you. People believe in the leadership and that’s why they are here to support me”, Mr Okraku said.

He emphasised his readiness to embrace insights from fellow football administrators, irrespective of their affiliations. He outlined his collaborative approach, stating, “Most administrators trust in my vision and we need to work together to achieve that higher height. My hands are opened to other minds to make our football better.”

Even though Kurt Okraku is considered by many pundits to win the forthcoming elections, he will face a stiffer competition from George Afriyie – a former Vice President of the GFA, who has also filed for nomination to challenge the incumbent for the enviable seat.

The GFA elections has been scheduled for September 27 in Tamale…


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