Recently at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, some football fans heckled and jeered Kurt Okraku, head of the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
After Ghana’s U23 team Black Meteors beat their Algerian opponents 1-0, the unfortunate incident was captured on camera.
Ghana’s participation in the CAF U-23 AFCON competition, where eight teams will compete for three Olympic qualification spots from June 24 to July 8, 2023, in Morocco, is assured thanks to the victory.
When the team won, some Baba Yara Stadium fans booed the GFA President as he passed with his retinue, while others could be heard yelling “Away, Away” at the seasoned referee.
Before the incident, there was a tense relationship between Asante Kotoko Sporting Club supporters and Kurt Okraku’s management over what they believed to be unfairly biased officiating by referees selected for betPawa Ghana Premier League matches.
Ghana’s Black Meteors qualified ahead of Algeria via a 2-1 aggregate win.