Details are emerging of how a Regional Football Association Chairmanship candidate canvassed for votes on the popularity of leading Ghana FA Presidential candidate George Afriyie in Friday’s elections.
Ghana Sports Online have chanced on an audio which has revealed how the candidate deceived kingmakers in the region to campaign for him claiming a fake affiliation to the former Ghana FA VEEP.
Sources close to Ghana Sports Online revealed the candidate sensing danger of a disgraceful defeat went round blackmailing him and claiming he has been working in tandem with Afriyie who is very popular in the region.
The said candidate secured resounding victory over his opponents. And, this goes a long way to reveal how popular George Afriyie is among the delegates in the elections.
The revelation has angered some of the kingmakers who feel played by the deceitful winner who played smart.
George Afriyie is overwhelmingly popular among the delegates in the region and the candidate fed on this to beat his rivals to the race.
Friday’s Regional Football Association elections results in Ghana has further tilted the Football Association’s Presidential race widely in favour of ‘already-leading candidate’ George Afriyie.
Ghana Sports’ checks further confirm that eight winners out of the ten are men who have firm believe in the ideas and vision of George Afriyie and have pledged their support for him even weeks before they went into the polls.
By El Akyereko
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