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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BREAKING: Kurt E.S Okraku elected new Ghana FA President

Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku has been elected the new President of the Ghana Football Association. Thee Dream FC capo won after an overwhelming approval by delegates in the third round of the elections which was held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra. The astute football administrator secured 44 votes in the first round of voting with George Afriyie coming close with 40 votes whiles Nana Yaw Amponsah got 27 votes. Amanda Clinton and George Ankomah both dropped out in the first round with 0 votes. Fred Pappoe…

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#GFAElections2019: All set for Presidential showdown today

Today is a big day in the history of Ghana Football as Delegates come together at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra to elect a new President of the Ghana Football Association. Six candidates including Dreams FC Capo Kurt E.S Okraku, George Afriyie and Fred Pappoe are vying for the vacant top seat. The other aspirants include, Nana Yaw Ampomah, Lawyer Amanda Clinton and George Ankamah Mensah. A hundred and twenty delegates will vote today, with the winner expected to gain 50 plus one majority. The presidential election,…

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#GFAElection2019 : I didn’t have money to give delegates – Evelyn Nsiah

After losing the election to represent Women’s at the Ghana Football Association Executive Council, Evelyn Nsiah has revealed she didn’t have money to woo delegates to vote for her. The President of Nana Afia Kobi Ampem Ladies Sporting Club lost the election with a different of one vote to Madam Habiba Atta who won the seat with 8 votes. Speaking to the media after election, Evelyn Nsiah congratulated Habiba Atta for her victory and also thanked delegates for voting for her despite not wining the ultimate. “I will thank the…

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#GFAElection: It’s sad I got only one vote – Rosalind Amoh concedes

Defeated aspirant for the women’s football slot on the Ghana Football Association executive council Rosalind Amoh has expressed her sadness after getting only one vote during Thursday’s elections. Madam Abiba Atta won the slot with 8 votes beating her closet competitor Evelyn Nsiah by only one vote. Rosalind Amoh polled only one vote while Edna Quagraine had no vote from the delegates. Speaking exclusively to footballmadeinghana.com after election, Rosalind Amoh revealed all the delegates were rooting for the owner of the fabulous ladies and she isn’t surprised Madam Abiba won…

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BREAKING: Madam Habiba Attah Forson elected unto Ghana FA Executive Council

Fabulous Ladies CEO Madam Habiba Atta Forson has won the women’s football slot on the Ghana Football Association executive council. The Veteran Football administrator beat her closest competitor Evelyn Nsiah by 8 votes to 7. The other aspirants, Rosalind Amoh polled only one vote while Edna Quagraine had no vote from the delegates. Forson will serve for the next four years as the first representative of women’s football on the Executive Council.  

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All set for GFA ExCo elections today

The Ghana Football Association Executive Council elections is underway at the association’s Secretariat in Accra. The contest for a slot on the Executive Council, hitherto the Executive Committee, will be given a stiff race following the reduction of the composition from 23 to 12 members. The ExCo will comprise five representatives from the Premier League, three Division One League representatives, two Regional Football Association chairmen and one woman by the Women’s Elite Clubs. The last position will be filled by the new President of the FA whose identity will be…

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Tenacious Amanda Clinton excels in debate despite her dad’s ill-health- PRO

PRO for Ghana FA Presidential aspirant Amanda Clinton has insisted Amanda  thrived in the first ever GFA debate despite the ill-health of her father. According to the PRO, Amanda’s father was admitted at the hospital two hours before the start of the GFA debate but she still chose to participate to defied critics who are  with the notion that women are emmotionally weak to lead Ghana Football. The PRO wrote on Amanda’s Whatsapp Platform. Amanda Clinton powers through debate-stroke scare “Though Amanda Clinton at times appeared unprepared during yesterday’s debate…

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Kurt Okraku to set up Medical Fund to cater for injured Ghanaian players

GFA Presidential aspirant Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku, has pledged to set up a medical fund to cater for seriously injured Ghanaian players if elected into office. The Dreams FC chief also indicated that players from the Premier League, Division One League (DOL) and Women’s Football will be registered on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) with funds from the FA. He reiterated this ‘GameChanger’ manifesto pledge during the GFA Presidential debate which was held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra on Monday. “Medical Fund would be set up up…

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