GFA Elections : Kurt, Afriyie and Nana Yaw make it to second round

GFA Elections : Kurt, Afriyie and Nana Yaw make it to second round

The Presidential elections for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has just been sent to a round off after the first round ended without any of the contestants making the 50% plus one votes.

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Key contenders, Kurt Okraku, who is the Executive Chairman of Dreams FC and George Afriyie former vice president, polled 44 and 40 votes respectively.

Nana Yaw Amponsah polled 27 votes and former vice president, Fred Pappoe had six votes.

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The other two contestants - Amanda Clinton and George Ankama Mensah got zero vote each.

In all, 120 delegates voted and these delegates will be drawn from:

* The Premier League (32 votes)

* Division One League 48 votes)

* Various Constituent Bodies such as

* Security Services Sports Association (SESSA) (1 vote)

* Referees Association (2 votes)

* Coaches Association (2 votes)

* Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (2 votes)

* Juvenile Clubs Association (2 votes)

* Beach Soccer Association (1 vote)

* Fustal (indoor football) association (1 vote)

* Schools and colleges (1 vote)

* Regional Football Associations (2 votes)

YEN.com.gh earlier reported embattled presidential aspirant for the GFA, Wilfred Kwaku Osei, has seen his request for an injunction on the FA’s elections rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).

The Court of Arbitration for Sports, however, noted that the substantive case raised by Osei will be heard at a later date.

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