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01.10.2019 Football News

GFA Elections: Presidential Aspirants Have The Backing Of Gov't - Sports Minister

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
GFA Elections: Presidential Aspirants Have The Backing Of Gov't - Sports Minister
OCT 1, 2019 FOOTBALL NEWS

Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Kwame Asiamah has assured that all the seven presidential aspirants of the Ghana Football Association they all have the backing of the government.

The seven aspirants have successfully being vetted with the qualified aspirants yet to be announced.

With the elective congress yet to be held on October 25, reports have went rife that government is supporting Nana Yaw Amponsah who is one of the aspirants.

However, the sector minister has reiterated that the government is in support of the development of football in the country and therefore support all the seven presidential aspirants.

"Government of Ghana including myself do not have any candidate for the upcoming Ghana football Association elections," he said.

"The president of the land have a keen interest in football development and football in general.

"Whoever that will be voted into office as the GFA president will have the full support of the government of Ghana and the Ministry of Youth and sports.

"I wish them all well," he added.
The seven presidential aspirants include George Afriyie, Kurt Okraku, Nana Yaw Amponsah, Amanda Clinton, Osei Kweku Palmer, Lawyer George Ankamah Mensah and Fred Pappoe.

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