Report: Professor Francis Dodoo steps down as GAA Boss


Ghana Athletics Association president Professor Francis Dodoo is reported to have resigned from his post before his tenure comes to an end in November this year.

The former national athlete was last year appointed the second Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana and it is believed his latest development is the reason behind his decision to vacate the seat.

Prof Dodoo who is currently serving as the second Pro-Vice Chancellor of the university alongside Professor Kwame Ofei who is the Pro-Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic and Student Affairs, did not attend the GAA’s annual delegates Congress in Cape Coast.

Sportsworldghana. com sources within the Association has it that Vice president of the GAA Dr. Silvanus Lamptey who chaired the annual congress in Cape Coast is now acting as the head of the Association.

The retired Ghanaian athlete competed in the long jump and triple jump winning the triple jump gold medal at the 1987 All-Africa Games Nairobi, Kenya.

Dodoo also won a silver medal at the 1992 African Championships in Mauritius.

His best placement in the Olympic Games was a 17th place from 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.

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