Kurt Okraku: 7 facts about GFA new president

Kurt Okraku: 7 facts about GFA new president

Kurt Okraku has been voted as the new Ghana Football Association (GFA) president for the next four years.

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Okraku was chosen by the delegates on Friday, October 26, 2019, after the election went for a re-run.

Okraku polled 59 votes as while his close challenger George Afriyie had 43 votes.

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Okraku thus succeeds Kwesi Nyantayi who resigned from his post a year ago following Anas' Number 12.

As Okraku is the new face of the GFA, many non-football lovers have little knowledge about him.

Well, YEN.com.gh has gathered seven facts about Okraku

1. Full name:

His full name is Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku. The name Okraku definitely rings a bell in the history of football in our beloved Ghana as his grandfather was a former football administrator.

2. Age:

He has never made his age public but Okraku is believed to be in his early 40s.

3. Place of Birth:

He was born in Achimota and started doing football at the age of 17.

4. Football club:

He has worked with lots of clubs including Hearts of Oak, Mighty Jet, etc. Okraku is the Executive Chairman at Dream FC, a Premier League club.

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5. Education:

Okraku is a product of the University of Ghana. He also a trainer journalist and also holds a certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

6. Networth:

Okraku net worth is yet to be made official but he is regarded as one of the richest football administrators in the country.

7. Marital Status:

Okraku is happily married - he kept his family away from the public.

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