Fred Crenstil named new Ghana FA Vice President

Fred Crentsil, Chief Executive Officer of Accra Hearts of Oak and a member of the Emergency Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been named the Vice President of the GFA.

Crentsil, who went unopposed, following the decision of Mathew N. Doe and Alhaji Admon Munkhaila to withdraw from the race and was declared the winner by the Electoral Commission on Tuesday, in Accra.

He now takes over from the late Jordan Anagblah, who passed away some months ago.

In his acceptance speech, Crentsil noted that he will use his rich experience in football administration to help in the development and promotion of the game in Ghana.

“The GFA is currently developing its four-year strategic business plan geared towards making football development in Ghana to attain a global status.

“The strategic focus as envisioned would be a five-tier approach that would deepen and rekindle the future prospects of Ghana football.

“With the help of my colleagues and friends, we will drive this agenda forward to continue to enhance the status of Ghana in world football,” he stated.

Crentsil, is an accomplished procurement consultant for a British company Tecnorth Limited in Ashford, Kent, was also the procurement consultant of Austrian Aid for medium scale industries in Ghana.

Crentsil, previously worked with the British High Commission in Ghana as the Aid and Commercial Officer where he was in charge for bilateral aid for Ghana.

He founded St Mirren Football Club and supervised their promotion to the top flight-league before taking over the former former African champions Hearts of Oak.

Source: GNA

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