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Kurt Okraku is new GFA President

Kurt Okraku has pulled through as the new Ghana Football Association (GFA) President after winning the keenly contested polls with 59 total votes cast in his favour.

The contests was billed for a third-round after the second round failed to produce a winner, but George Afriyie conceded defeat to enable the Dreams FC owner become the new FA President.

Okraku will steer affairs at the FA for the next four years.

The presidential election was the final process of constituting the new GFA administration.

The Elective Congress held Friday, October 25, 2019 took place at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ridge, Accra.

The process started last week with the election of 10 Regional FA chairmen followed by Thursday’s Executive Council election.

Six candidates contested for the GFA Presidency, including Kurt Okraku, George Afriyie, Fred Pappoe, Nana Yaw Amponsah and Amanda Clinton.

The position has been vacant since Kwesi Nyantakyi resigned last year following the Number 12 documentary by Anas.

A FIFA/CAF Normalisation Committee headed by Dr. Kofi Amoah has been steering the affairs of the association for 13 months.

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