2019 GFA Elections: Kurt Okraku invites aspirants to manifesto launch

Author: Beatrice Laryea

2019 Ghana Football Association Presidential aspirant, Kurt E S Okraku has extended invitation to the other aspirants to his manifesto launch scheduled to come off on Tuesday, September 24, at the Ghana Exim Bank Auditorium in Accra at 10 am.

A statement released by Mr Okraku’s campaign team read: “The gesture by the charismatic Executive Chairman of Dreams FC is expected to ignite the spirit of togetherness, mutual trust and friendship among the football family ahead of the election which comes off on October, 25.”

The statement continued: “The invitation to the other aspirants by Mr Okraku is also a pictorial demonstration of team work which will be extended to the other aspirants if he assumes the mantle of leadership of the Ghana Football Association.”

Seven aspirants, Okraku included, have put their foot forward to contest for the vacant position of the GFA Presidential position and they are expected to flood the Auditorium of the Ghana Exim Bank on Tuesday for the manifesto launch.

The aspirants are President of Tema Youth and former Executive Committee member of the GFA Osei Kwaku Winfred ‘Palmer’, former Vice Presidents of the Ghana FA, George Afriyie and Fred Pappoe, President of Phar Rangers FC, Nana Yaw Amponsah, practicing lawyer and only female contender, Amanda Akuorkor Clinton, and owner of Accra-based Division Three side O.K. FC, George Ankamah Mensah.

All the 120 delegates including the 16 Premier League clubs, 48 Division One League clubs, Regional Football Association Chairmen and Constituent Bodies have also been invited to the manifesto launch.