Danny Jordaan loses FIFA Executive Committee elections

Danny Jordaan - South Africa 2010 CEO

Danny Jordaan, former CEO of the World Cup 2010 Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has lost the FIFA Executive Committee elections, according to results posted on cafonline.com.

Danny Jordaan, who had only ten votes out of a hundred and one (101) ballot votes cast, placed fourth out of six people competing for the post including Kalusha Bwalya of Zambia who later withdrew.

Mohamed Raouraoua of Algeria won the FIFA post with 39 votes.

Danny Jordaan earlier on withdrew from the Southern Zone CAF Executive Committee elections.

The election was held on February 23 at the CAF 33rd Ordinary General Assembly in Khartoum, Sudan.

Meanwhile, The Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Kwesi Nyantakyi has been elected to serve on the CAF Executive Committee after winning the Zone West B elections.

According to results posted on cafonline.com, 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).

By Ekow Quandzie

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