Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kurt Oktraku has hailed Accra Lions for achieving a magnificent milestone following the announcement of German football legend Lothar Matthaus as part of the ownership group of the club.
Lothar Matthaus, a1991 FIFA Player of the Year has joined forces with Ghanaian player Frank Acheampong and renowned football agent Oliver Konig to acquire a stake at the Accra-based side.
Speaking at the event, Kurt Okraku praised the club indicating that the presence of winners at the helm of affairs will reflect in the performances of the team and eventually breed success.
“We can see a vision unfolding. The partners Oliver König and Lothar Matthäus are winners so the club will become winners. Essentially, Ghana football will become a winner.”
“Accra Lions have an identity. They play the kind of football I want to watch. They have the right level of investment at every aspect of the club.”
“The good environment we have created in Ghana football has enabled and encouraged people to invest in Ghana football.”
Accra Lions after being founded in 2015, rose through the ranks and acquired top-flight status in 2021. They are currently enjoying their second season in the Ghana Premier League and hope to stay longer and go ahead to achieve more.