Ghana’s Nyantakyi wins CAF/FIFA Executive Committee elections

Kwesi Nyantakyi

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi has been elected to serve on both the CAF and FIFA Executive Committee after winning the Zone West B elections in Khartoum, Sudan today February 23, 2011,

According to results posted on, Mr Nyantakyi  won by 34 votes beating his closest competitor Anjorin Moucharafou of Benin who had 19 votes. Tata Adaglo Avlessi of Togo and Hima Souley of Niger withdrew from the contest.

Mr Nyantakyi is the fifth Ghanaian to serve on the CAF Executive Committee after Ohene Djan (1961-1966), Kobina Hagan (1961-1962), Nana Fredua Mensah (1968-1972) and Samuel Okyere (1990-1994).

Former African Best player, Kalusha Bwalya of Zambia also won the Southern Zone edition.

By Ekow Quandzie

  1. matilda amoah says

    Mr. Nyantakyi Ghana is proud of you. congratulation.

  2. maame says

    Congratulations Mr Nyantakyi, you’ve Ghana proud..

  3. Big Osei says

    Congratulations KWESI. Continue Your good works to make yourself and GHANA proud.

  4. Stevie says

    Danny became too big headed and neglected to consolidated relationships with African reps as Oliphant successfully did over many years.

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