President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku has been co-opted into the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football.
The Ghana FA President is among five leaders of Africa’s regional bodies being co-opted to serve on the CAF Executive Committee. Kurt Okraku is President of the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone B.
This forms part of CAF’s plan to make all regional Football Association heads members of the continental football governing body’s highest decision-making body.
CECAFA boss Wallace Karia of Tanzania, UNIFFAC leader Jean Guy Blaise Mayolas from DR Congo, WAFU A leader Mustapha Raji of Liberia and Libya FA President Alshelmani Abdulhakim Abraheem of UNAF are among those named. COSAFA elects a new leader in the coming days.
The 50-year old was named WAFU Zone B President after securing unanimously approved as the new leader of the regional body by all seven member associations.