The Executive Council had a successful engagement with the sports media on Monday, February 7, 2024.
The session which took place at the Lancaster Hotel in Kumasi brought together members of the Executive Council, General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo, Deputy General Secretary Alex Asante and staff of the Association.
President Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku took the media through the goings-on in the lead up to Ghana’s campaign in the Africa Cup of Nations Cote D’Ivoire 2023 and other relevant matters relevant to the team’s exit from the competition.
Also in attendance were Vice President Mark Addo, Dr. Randy Abbey, Dr. Gifty Oware-Mensah and Nana Sarfo Oduro. Others included Kingsley Osei Bonsu, Frederick Acheampong, Samuel Aboabire, Alhaji Abu Hassan Mahamadu, Gideon Fosu and Eugene Nobel Noel.
The media had the opportunity to ask questions related to Ghana’s campaign at the Africa Cup of Nations, the budget for the tournament, the decision to disband the technical team of the Black Stars following Ghana’s exit, investment in domestic football, Ghana’s application of the FIFA Forward proceeds, and the application of revenue from the 2022 FIFA World Cup for a legacy project at the Ghanaman Centre of Excellence at Prampram.
The MEET THE PRESS series, instituted by President Simeon-Okraku is meant to address Ghanaians through the media. The President, Executive Council Members, the General Secretary, Departmental and Committee heads and other key officials have also been present to interact with the media.