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Sports News of Saturday, 7 April 2018


GFA ring changes to national teams heads

Ghana Football Association has made changes to the heads of the male national teams with George Afriyie losing his position.

The GFA presidential hopeful has lost his position as Black Stars Management Committee Chairman to his Wilfred Osei Palmer.

Afriyie had been at the helm for three years, having taken over from Kwesi Nyantakyi in 2014 following the Brazil World Cup fiasco.

Also, Executive Chairman of Dream FC Kurt Okraku has replaced Nii Komitie Doku (Greater Accra RFA Chairman) as the Chairman of Black Stars B popularly known as the local Black Stars.

Instead, Nii Komiete Doku has been given another role as Chairman of the Referees Committee.

Mr Kojo Yankah who is Western Region FA Chairman has been appointed Chairman of the national U-23 team, Black Meteors while Ashanti Region FA Chairman Osei Tutu Agyemang has been elevated to Chairman of the Juvenile Committee.

Below is the complete list of changes:

Black Stars Chairman: Winfred Osei Kweku 'Palmer'

Vice Chairman - Nii Komiete Doku

Black Stars B Chairman -Kurt Okraku

Vice Chairman - Opoku Nti-Vice

Black Meteors Chairman - Kojo Yankah

Black Starlets Chairman - Kweku Eyiah

Juvenile Committee Chairman - Osei Tutu Agyemang

Black Satellites Chairman - Alhaji Sadugu

Vice Chairman - Frank Nelson