Ghana FA Boss Wins FIFA Council Election


Ghana Football Association president, Kwasi Nyantakyi has won the FIFA Executive Council election with 37 votes.

It’s been a remarkable journey for the Ghana Football Association’s president as he has won one of the seats available for Africa at Fifa.

In a close contest, Kwasi Nyantakyi pulled 37 votes to place second whilst Almany Kabele Camara of Guinea placed first amid 44 votes.

The ace football administrator and lawyer by trained faced a higher competition from compatriots like Ahmad from Madagascar, who bears a single name, President of the football association of Niger Hamadu Djibrilla and Senegalese, Augastin Serghor but ultimately won along with Kabele Camara.

The two elected members are Almamy Kabele Camara (Guinea) and Kwesi Nyantakyi (Ghana). They will serve from 30th September, 2016 to 16th March, 2017.