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Ghana FA President seeks CAF Executive Committee slot

Mr. Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) will on Friday, March 12, seek the mandate of delegates to pick a place on the Executive Committee of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF).

He would be facing competition from Mr. Djibrila Hamidou from Niger for the CAF Executive Council slot for West Africa Zone B during the 43rd General Assembly of the continental governing body on Friday, March 12, in Rabat, Morocco.

Mr. Kurt Simeon-Okraku has become one of the fastest rising football leaders on the African continent, following his election as GFA President in October 2019.

His competitor is Niger’s Djibrila Hamidou, it would be recalled replaced former Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi as both WAFU Zone B and CAF Executive Committee Member.

There would be other 15 Executive Committee slots are available to be filled at the elections.

The General Assembly could signal changes in the top hierarchy of CAF’s decision-making body following the two-year ban handed to President Ahmad Ahmad by FIFA for breaches of the FIFA Code of Ethics.