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2023 GFA Elections: Check the newly-elected ExCo members

Check the newly-elected ExCo members

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) held a peaceful elective congress in Tamale on Thursday, October 5, 2023.

The congress was aimed at electing new leaders to steer the affairs of the country’s football industry for the next four years.

Kurt Okraku maintained his seat as the GFA President with an overwhelming endorsements.

The Liverpool trained football administrator went unopposed as his main competitor George Afriyie was disqualified for not providing the required number of signatures to support his candidacy.

Berry Ladies bankroller Gifty Oware-Mensah also had an overwhelming votes to serve on the Executive Council as the representative from the women’s football.

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At the Executive Council level, Medeama SC board Chairmam Dr Tony Aubynn was unseated alongside Samuel Anim Addo from Young Apostles FC.

Asante Kotoko technical director and former Black Stars coach James Kwesi Appiah has been voted to serve on the Executive Council after accumulating ten votes during the contest.

The likes of Frederick Acheampong, Randy Abbey, Nana Oduro Sarfo, Kingsley Osei Bonsu and Mark Addo retained their seats on the Executive Council.

The Ghana FA will have to wait till Friday for the regional football associations elections to determine which two personalities will get the nod to serve as the RFA’s representatives on the Executive Council.

Below are the GFA Executive Council members so far;

– Kurt Okraku (GFA President)

– Randy Abbey (Ghana Premier League)

– Kingsley Osei Bonsu ( Ghana Premier League)

– Frederick Acheampong (Ghana Premier League)

– Nana Oduro Sarfo (Ghana Premier League)

– James Kwesi Appiah (Ghana Premier League)

– Mark Addo (Division One League)

– Gideon Ofosu (Division One League)

– Eugene Noble (Division One League)

– Gifty Oware-Mensah (Women’s League)

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