GFA Elections: Amanda Clinton, Lawyer Ankomah Mensah out as Kurt Okraku pulls run-off lead

This is more than anyone anticipated

The Ghana Football Association presidential elections heats up today as the first round of voting comes to an end.

After intense campaigning from all the presidential aspirants in recent weeks, the fate of the 6 presidential aspirants lies in the hands of 120 delegates. Electoral processes has gone on smoothly as all 120 delegates has successfully casted their votes.
At the end of the votes count, Kurt Okraku topped with an impressive 44 votes out of 120. Mr George Afriyie came second and close with 40 votes. Nana Yaw Amponsah only managed to get 27 votes from delegates whilst Fred Pappoe surprisenly scooped only 6 votes. The only female among the presidential aspirants Amanda Clinton had no votes, likewise Lawyer Ankomah Mensa.

Per the GFA statutes, a candidate can only be named as a winner with 50% plus of one vote. This means four candidates, namely Kurt Okraku, George Afriyie, Nana Yaw Amponsah and Fred Pappoe are open to be voted on again in a run-off to determine the ultimate winner.

However, Mr. Fred Pappoe had conceded defeat and pulled out of the run-off making the candidates open for the run-off only three. Ms. Amanda Clinton and Lawyer Ankomah Mensah are automatically out.

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