Kwasi Nyantakyi faces Tanzanian Leodegar Tenga for FIFA council slot – MyJoyOnline

Ghana Football Association President Nyantakyi is up against Tanzania’s Leodegar Tenga for a seat on the FIFA Council in Thursday’s crucial election in Adis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Nyantakyi who was voted onto the new council some few months ago must beat Tenga to become a member of the powerful FIFA council for a four-year mandate.

The election takes place at in Ethiopia’s capital, Adis Ababa on Thursday in what is expected to be the most keenly contested polls in the history of the Confederation of African Football.

The 36-member FIFA Council will hold its first meeting in Zurich on October 13-14.