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I’m ever ready to contest Kurt Okraku for GFA presidency- Former Western Region RFA Boss declares

Former Western Regional FA boss Kojo Yankah declares intentions to contest Kurt Okraku for GFA presidency

Kojo Yankah, Former Chairman of the Western Regional FA and a respected journalist, has announced his intention to run for the presidency of the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

With a wealth of experience in football administration, Yankah aims to lead Ghana football and has officially declared his candidacy for the upcoming GFA presidential election, scheduled for October.

In an exclusive interview with HappySports, Yankah expressed his readiness for the role and his desire to make a lasting impact on Ghanaian football. He believes it is time for a new administration to take charge of the GFA and aims to be the right person for the job. Yankah also emphasized the need to revive the love for Ghana football, which he feels has diminished in recent times.

“ I am very ready and it is time for me to also leave a mark on Ghana Football. It is time for a new administration to take over affairs at the GFA and I am the right person. The love for Ghana football is not there anymore and I am the one to bring it back.”

Yankah’s entry into the race makes him the second candidate challenging the incumbent president, Kurt Okraku, who is seeking re-election.

Having previously served as a member of the Black Stars management committee and held various positions within the GFA during Kwesi Nyantakyi’s presidency, Yankah brings a notable background in football administration to his candidacy. He is a well-known figure in the football community.

Yankah’s leadership skills were evident during his eight-year tenure as the chairman of the Western Region Football Association, where he succeeded the late Lee Yankey. Additionally, he served as an Executive Committee member of the GFA, further showcasing his involvement in the sport at various levels.

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