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Sports News of Sunday, 15 December 2019


Okraku chairs International Relations Committee

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has named a six-member International Relations Committee.

The committee would be chaired by Mr Kurt E.S. Okraku, with Mr Frederick Acheampong as Vice Chairman.

The rest are Emmanuel Adansi (Member) Stephen Appiah (Member) Samuel Osei Kuffour (Member) Alberta Sackey (Member) and Marwan A. F Osei Tutu ( Member).

The committee is responsible for ensuring that the GFA obtains a database of all persons of Ghanaian descent excelling in all aspects of football (players, coaches, match officials, administrators, medical officers etc) outside Ghana.

The International Relations Committee would also make the right contacts and engagements with the persons to enable Ghana benefit from their skills and talents.

Other duties of the committee include:

a) Seeking the welfare of the GFA in international fora.

b) Scouting for suitable and qualified Ghanaians and to advise the FA on how to prepare them for service on international football organisation (CAF, WAFU, FIFA etc)

c) And to advise the GFA on its commitment to international bodies to which the GFA is affiliated.