Sports News of Saturday, 12 October 2019
The Ghana Football Association(GFA) will be going to the polls on October 25,2019 to elect its executives and the President of the association,as the GFA is currently being managed by the normalization committee which was set up by FIFA in 2018.
The decision for the NC to take over the administration of the GFA, came after undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas revealed the amount of corruption in the association and Ghanaian football in general in a documentary titled number 12, which was aired at the Accra International Conference Center on June 6,2018.
The NC after staying in office for more than a year, have now given the green light for the GFA general elections and six people have been cleared by the vetting committee to contest for the high office of the Ghana Football Association.
As the whole country prepares for the outcome of the GFA Presidential elections ,we bring you the full list of the past GFA Presidents since 1957.
1. Mr. Ohene Djan 1957–1960
2. Mr. H. P. Nyametei 1960–1966
3. Nana Fredua Mensah 1966–1970
4. Mr. Henry Djaba 1970–1972
5. Maj. Gen. R. E. A. Kotei 1972–1973
6. Col. Brew-Graves 1973–1975
7. Maj. George Lamptey 1975–1977
8. Maj. D. O. Asiamah 1977–1979
9. Mr. I. R. Aboagye 1979
10. Mr. Samuel Okyere 1979–1980
11. Mr. S. K. Mainoo 1980–1982
12. Mr. Zac Bentum 1982–1983
13. Mr. L. Ackah-Yensu 1983–1984
14. Mr. L. T. K. Caesar 1984
15. Mr. E. O. Teye 1984–1986
16. Mr. Samuel Okyere 1986–1990
17. Mr. Awuah Nyamekye 1990–1992
18.Mr. Joe Lartey 1992–1993
19. Mr. Samuel Brew-Butler 1993–1997
20. Alhaji M. N. D. Jawula 1997–2001
21. Mr. Ben Koufie 2001–2003
22. Dr. N. Nyaho-Tamakloe 2004–2005
23. Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi 2005–2018
24. 2019 ?
Meanwhile these are the six candidates who have been cleared by the vetting committee to contest for the high office of the Ghana Football Association, Amanda Clinton,Kurt Okraku,George Afriyie,Frederick Pappoe,Nana Yaw Amponsah and George Ankomah.