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21.12.2005 Football News

B/A RFA Elections: Kofi Manu dethroned

By Raymond(Radio B.A.R)
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The Brong Ahafo Regional Football Association election results: Mr Augustine Asante ( former B.A United team manager) got 78 votes to emerged victorious to represent Brong Ahafo in the newly formed G.F.A Executive council.

Kofi Manu alias Brue boy, who many tipped to retain his position, got only 29 votes for the second position and Mr Adoma was last with 10 votes. BA Dazes Kofi Manu Daily Guide -- BEREKUM ARSENAL'S Accra representative, Mr. Kofi Manu, has been humiliated in a Brong-Ahafo (BA) Regional Football Association (RFA) election. Mr. Manu, who was tipped to retain his chairmanship position, bagged just 29 votes, for the second position, while Mr. Adoma perched at the bottom, with 10 votes.

Mr. Augustine Asante, a former team manager of Brong-Ahafo (BA) United, polled 78 votes, to emerge victorious, to represent the region in the newly formed Ghana Football Association (GFA) Executive Council.

In Accra, Mr. Jordan Anagblah staged a remarkable come-back to win the round-off of the chairmanship of the Greater Accra RFA, after trailing Mr. Eddy Doku Commey, the incumbent RFA Chairman in the first-round. Anagblah with the odds against him, however polled 58 votes representing 52.72 per cent of the votes cast, in the second-round, to beat Mr. Commey, who had 52 votes representing 47.27 per cent.

In the first-round, Mr. Commey won with 55 votes, with Anagblah following closely, with 54 votes, while Fred Debrah came third, with two votes, which kicked him out of the race. The tight first-round election saw Emmanuel Armah one of the contestants, pull out.

The Jordan team intensified their campaign, during the break, before the second-round, and managed to sway late voters, who were not around for the first-round.

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