The Ghana Football Association’s (GFA) Communications Director, Ibrahim Sannie Daara has said that his vote as long as the FA’s next year election is concern is not for aspiring candidate George Afriyie.
According to the former BBC sports journalist, staff at the GFA to which he forms part are bound by law not to associate or take side in the FA’s elections or whatsoever.
The FA vice president,last week, declared his intentions to contest for the 2019 FA presidency known in front of his friends, co-workers at the FA and football loving fans who had gathered to celebrate with him his 50th birthday anniversary.
The current GFA boss Mr. Kwasi Nyantakyi recently announced he wouldn’t be challenging for the position any longer having held the position for the past 12 years.
In view of that, Mr. Afriyie has made made it clear he would want to succeed his boss when next year’s election is held.
The FA’s Communications Director speaking to Accra based Happy highlighted “Staff of the Ghana Football Association are bound by law to distance ourselves from the FA’s political dealings, making it very difficult for me to state my support or intentions towards the Association’s pending election”
“We don’t take sides as staffers of the FA as far as the political aspect of the game is concern. If anyone is interested to contest for a position at FA, what we as staffers can do to help him is that, at the time for the elections we see to it that each one of them have a free and fair elections.
“But as staffers we’re never advised to associate ourselves with the FA’s politics or elections,let alone declaring our utmost support for an aspirant ,” he explained.