Ghana FA launches new YouTube channel

Ghana Football Association has launched an official channel on video-sharing website YouTube. The channel will offer a variety of fresh, original and exclusive video content, from the domestic leagues as well as various national teams. Click on this link to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFWYTyuTCqH5f1FQcPLPSw Existing features from other social media platforms will also be accessible through the channel. Fans can also access additional content through the FA’s other social media platforms including Twitter– https://twitter.com/ghanafaofficial and Facebook-https://m.facebook.com/Ghana-Football-Association-335721349785268/ This latest move is in line with GFA President Kurt Okraku’s strategy which aims at  rebranding Ghana Football into an…

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Goal Kick Football Agency hold successful scouting exercise in Accra

Fast-growing football agency Goal Kick Football Agency has staged a successful scouting exercise at the St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High School in Accra. The two-day exercise started on Friday and ended on Saturday as scouts from all over the world, including Africa Sports Management from Equatorial Guinea, assembled to figure out the best talents in the country. The exercise saw five clubs including selected sides taking on each other in an all-play-all competition as the scouts fished for the best talents. All the sides presented their U20 sides for the…

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MP backs new GFA President Kurt Okraku to match high expectations

Member of Parliament for South Tongu constituency, Hon. Kobena Mensah Woyome has backed newly elected GFA President Kurt Okraku to match the high expectations on his shoulders. According to Woyome, who also doubles as a member of the Youth, Sports and Culture committee in Parliament, Kurt has the capacity to steer Ghana Football in the right direction. The experienced football administrator was sworn in as new leader of the West African nation’s football governing body after beating five other candidates in a keenly-contested election a fortnight ago. “I have no doubt…

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GFA boss Kurt Okraku holds fruitful meeting with Maltese High Commissioner to Ghana

The High Commissioner of Malta to Ghana, His Excellency Jean Claude Galea Mallia paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed president of the Ghana Football Association Mr Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku. The meeting which was held on Wednesday served as a good opportunity to brainstorm on possible collaboration in the field of sports. The High Commission is keen on building a relationship between the Maltese and the Ghana FA. This is line with Kurt Okraku’s strategy to bring everyone on board to chat a new course for development of football…

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Breaking News: Mark Addo elected GFA Vice President

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association today elected Mr. Mark Addo, as the new Vice President of the GFA. The President of Nzema Kotoko Football Club beat off stiff competition from Randy Abbey and Tony Aubynn. He polled 6 votes, two more than his closest challenger Randy Abbey. While Tony Abubynn could only manage a solitary vote. The astute football administrator will assist Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku carry out his duties for the next four years. PROFILE Addo has quietly spent the past 20 years in football administration…

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Ghana FA set to elect Vice-President on Tuesday

The GFA Executive Council will on Tuesday, 5 November 2019, elect a Vice President to assist Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku carry out his duties. The issue of the vacant vice president seat has been a hot topic for over a week with several high-profile names including Randy Abbey and Dr. Toni Aubynn linked to the position. The previous statutes conferred on the president the power to appoint his vice but with the coming into force of the new statutes, the 12-member committee will have to elect one of them to deputize the…

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GFA President Kurt Okraku meets ‘dancehall king’ Shatta Wale

GFA President Kurt Okraku has finally met with Dancehall artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. popularly known as Shatta Wale. The two reportedly met on Wednesday to discuss the development football and the role music can be used as a tool to ignite passion in the game. The ‘Kill em with Prayers’ hitmaker is arguably the biggest brand in term of music in the country and the newly elected FA boss is hoping to capitalize on his huge following. The marriage between football and music is expected to catapult the game…

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Kurt Okraku to build an all-inclusive GFA administration

The newly elected GFA President Kurt Okraku has reiterated his commitment to building an all-inclusive administration for the development of the game. The experienced football administrator was sworn in as new leader of the West African nation’s football governing body after beating five other candidates in a keenly-contested election on Friday. A day later, he spoke to Joy FM’s news analysis program, News File, in his first radio interview after the election. Kurt reaffirmed his intention to bring everyone connected to the industry together to work towards a common goal….

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Q&A: Kurt Okraku’s first interview as GFA President

Kurt Okraku, a businessman and football administrator, was elected to be the new leader of the Ghana Football Association last Friday. A day later, he spoke to Joy FM’s news analysis program, News File, in his first radio interview after the election. Here’s the transcript of the conversation with Samson Anyenini. How are you going to take advantage of the overwhelming support from the football fraternity? Okraku: I think that the happenings of [Friday] clearly gives all of us the momentum to ensure that we bring everybody concerning or connected…

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Kurt Okraku dominates headlines following victory in GFA Presidential elections

The headlines on all the major newspapers in the country was clear on Saturday morning, following the election of Kurt Edwin Simon Okraku as the new President of the Ghana Football Association. The GameChanger’s stunning victory in the Ghana FA elections which was held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra dominated the media space and social media conversations. The Dreams FC capo beat off stiff competition from five other contenders to become the 24th President in the history of Ghana football. The 48-year-old former sports journalist was…

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