Former Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) Vice President, George Afriyie, introduced on Sunday his intention to run within the 2023 presidential elections of the native soccer governing physique.
In his announcement, Afriyie emphasised the necessity to break away from repetitive errors and undertake a sensible strategy to problem-solving.
He mentioned, “We have to transfer on from repetitive errors in the direction of a extra sensible strategy to fixing issues. In these difficult instances, I are available in as a beacon of hope believing within the immense potential of Ghana Soccer to rise above adversities.”
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“I provide a imaginative and prescient for a future the place our nationwide groups will repeatedly compete on the highest degree. Our native golf equipment and the league will thrive and our younger abilities are given the equal alternatives they deserve,” he added.
Watch it: George Afriyie is providing a brand new breath of management for Ghana 🇬🇭 soccer. pic.twitter.com/kh6D0cDje3
— Jerome Otchere (@JeromeOtchere) June 25, 2023
This marks his second try on the presidency, having conceded defeat to the incumbent Kurt Okraku within the earlier election. With Okraku anticipated to hunt re-election, an thrilling contest is on the horizon between the 2 and different candidates.
Afriyie’s intensive expertise in Ghanaian soccer serves as a big benefit in his bid for the presidency. His involvement in numerous groups, together with his notable tenure as chairman of the Black Stars administration committee, has solidified his popularity and deepened his understanding of the native soccer panorama.
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Furthermore, his earlier position as GFA Vice President from 2015 to 2018 showcased his unwavering dedication to the event and development of Ghanaian soccer.