Salifu Shaibu Zida retains Upper East RFA seat

Author: Bernard Neequaye
Salifu Shaibu Zida
Salifu Shaibu Zida

Salifu Shaibu Zida has been re-elected as the Chairman for the Upper East Regional Football Association after garnering 24 votes to beat his opponent with 8 votes.

Mr Zida received an overwhelming majority of votes from the 32 delegates that took part in the election on Friday, October 18.

He is expected to lead innovations in the development of the game in the region for the next four years having vowed to effect changes in the administration of the sport.

Having assumed office in 2011 as the chairman of the Upper East RFA, Mr Zida will be serving his third time as leader of football, in the region.

In an interview with Happy FM prior to the elections, Mr Zida said “I am contesting again because I love football .Football is my passion and I believe I still I have the capacity to serve my people”.

“I have been able to support the some of the teams financially. I promised the region of premiership which I did. I don’t have failures”, he noted.