Renowned football administrator Winfried Osei Kwaku, popularly known as Palmer, has rubbished media reports and claims that GFA President Kurt Okraku has offered an appointment to George Afriyie.
The Tema Youth FC bankroller has revealed the circumstances under which George Afriyie was nominated to serve on the Division One League Advisory Committee and has corroborated the facts stated in George Afriyie’s statement.
Afriyie, former Ghana FA Veep and President of second-tier club – Planners Athletic Club, issued a statement on Thursday morning stating the how and why he is on the 5-member ad hoc committee.
Speaking to Kumasi-based Kessben FM Palmer told Kwame Mickie the GFA President has not offered any appointment to George Afriyie.
“Kurt Okraku has not offered any appointment to George Afriyie. George was nominated by members on a Zone 3 platform to represent our collective position that we don’t support the 18-club Division One League,” he said.
Pro GFA media outlets misled the football public with a string of fabricated reports claiming that the Kurt Okraku GFA led administration has offered an appointment to former CAF AFCON Organising Committee member.
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Meanwhile the facts available are contrary to the claims and propaganda which were perpetuated on Wednesday.
Leading club owners and club administrators in Zone 3 of the Division One League including Winfried Osei Kwaku, Nana Yaw Amponsah and several others nominated the intelligent administrator to represent their common position on the 5-member committee which has been brought to life to consider a suggestion of an 18-club Division One League – a move which is not backed by any law in the statutes of the Football Association.
Other members on the Committee include Joojo Duncan from Zone 2, David Obeng Nyarko from Zone 1 and two representatives from the GFA who are reported to be Dr Tony Aubynn and current Vice President Mark Addo.