My dad cried when I won the GFA presidential election – Kurt Okraku reveals

The ecstatic mood that engulfed the Okraku family was not only limited to the newly elected GFA President and his wife who gave him an aggressive kiss at the election ground but also to his father, Okraku Snr. Popularly known as Decide, the 95-year old man who was keenly following the happenings of the elections at the comfort of his home in Achimota, broke down in tears when his son – Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku – emerged winner. Kurt Okraku revealed this on Peace FM’s popular morning show program Kokrokoo…

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I have an excellent relationship with Kurt Okraku – Mark Addo

The newly elected vice president for Ghana football association, Mark Addo has opened up about his relationship with the GFA president Kurt E.S Okraku. Addo, who is now the second most powerful man in Ghana Football described his relationship with FA chief as ‘excellent’. The CEO for Nzema Kotoko assured that he will give out his best to make sure the Kurt Okraku fulfills his objectives. “I have an excellent relationship with Kurt Okraku, and I’m going to make sure I help him and support him to fulfil our objectives”…

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We are going to work hard to bring more sponsors to the Premier League – Mark Addo

Newly elected GFA vice president Mark Addo has assured Ghanaians that FA will work hard to get more sponsorship for the Ghana Premier League upon its commencement. The Chief Executive Officer for Nzema Kotoko insists he is committed to giving out his best and ensuring that the new administration is successful. Mr. Mark Adoo added that all football fans will see clearly the excellent works should they bring on board just 30% of sponsors. He however couldn’t confirm nor deny the reports that Ghana Gas and GNPC are coming on…

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I never bailed any journalist in Ivory Coast – Dr. Kwame Kyei

Executive Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Dr Kwame Kyei has swiftly denied reports that he bailed some Ghanaian journalist in Ivory Coast. Asante Kotoko last Sunday played against San Pedro of Abidjan in the CAF Confederations Cup and suffered a 2-0 defeat despite winning the first leg by 1-0 at home. After the game, reports went rife in the media that some Ghanaian journalist were arrested for smoking marijuana by police in Ivory Coast only for the Executive Chairman to bail them from the hands of the police. But speaking…

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Kotoko fans should exercise patience- Dr Kwame Kyei pleads

Executive Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Dr Kwame Kyei has called on the fans of the club to be patient after their elimination from the CAF Confederations Cup. The Porcupine Warriors were bundled out of the competition after a 2-0 defeat at the hands of San Pedro in Abidjan. A result which ended their hopes of winning an African silverware which has eluded the club since 1983. This has triggered the fans of the club to attack the Business mogul, with some fans also calling for his resignation from the…

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GFA president Kurt Okraku meets Hungarian Ambassador Andras Szabo

Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kurt Okraku has paid a courtesy call on Hungarian Ambassador Andras Szabo at the Hungarian Embassy in Accra. Mr Okraku, met the Ambassador as part of his strategy to bring everyone on board to chat a new course for 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 a fortnight ago. “Hosted by Ambassador Andras Szabo as I honoured an invitation by the Hungarian Embassy…

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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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New Ghana Premier League season to kick off in December

The 2019-2020 Ghana Premier League is set begin in mid-December this year according to report in the local media. GHANAsoccernet reports that, the government of Ghana in its bid to see the quick resumption of domestic football will sponsor the new season. The decision was communicated when Ghana Football Association Chief Kurt Okraku met President Nana Akufo-Addo at the jubilee house last week. Spokesperson for the Sports Minister, Kofi Asare Brako who was present at the meeting confirmed to Happy FM government’s readiness to ensure the Ghana Premier League returns…

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U23 AFCON : Abass Issah replaces Ropapa Mensah in Ghana’s squad

Black Meteors head coach Ibrahim Tanko has invited FC Utrecht foward Abass Issah to replace Nashville foward Ropapa Mensah in his final squad for the Under 23 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Despite his club’s elimination from the USL Eastern Conference USL, Ropapa Mensah will no longer join the team in Egypt. Abass Issah will instead replace him in the squad. The former Black Satellites captain has been impressive in the Dutch Eredivisie for FC Utrecht and his presence in the squad will brighten Ghana’s chances in the Competition….

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Ohene-Bampoh Brenya writes: 6 major decisions for the Kurt-led Executive Council to take In the first 90 days

The Ghana Football Association on 25th October 2019, held its extra-ordinary congress to elect the President of the Ghana FA, Kurt E. S Okraku who won by 93 out of 120 delegates after 3 rounds of voting. After assuming office, these are the 6 most important decisions for the Kurt-led Executive Council to take. In the opinion of many, these 6 critical decisions (in no particular order) could determine the success or otherwise of their tenure of office: Election of the vice president Article 37 (8) of the statute of…

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