One of the longest serving administrators in Ghana football has officially announced that he is taking permanent leave from the game. In an exclusive interview with host of LET’S GO on Radio XYZ, Yaw Ampofo Ankrah,former Premier League Board (PLB) chairman, Welbeck Yaw Abra Appiah thanked the Ghana Football Association president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, the football fraternity and the media for their support over the years. The ex-Okwahu United administrative manager outlined what he wants to be remembered for.
“I want to be remembered that one time there was one Abra-Appiah who respected rules and regulation, who respected time and schedule, who believed that there was the always the need to study not just in football but in all aspects of life”. He said.
He added “I am happy am leaving and leaving a credible person like T.T to take over”.
Meanwhile, Abra-Appiah who is a banker by profession has sent a congratulatory and good luck message to the incoming chairman of the Premier league board, AshfordTettey Oku. He expressed his excitement that the GFA has accepted his recommendation and wished the past administrative manager of Accra hearts of Oak the best in all his endeavours.
Below is the full text posted by Mr.Yaw Abra-Appiah congratulating new PLB boss, Ashford Tettey Oku.
Please join me in congratulating our new PLB chairman, Mr. Ashford T. Oku. I’m extremely happy that the GFA president and the EXCO accepted my recommendation in appointing him as such. I sincerely pray that the good lord will grant him wisdom and knowledge in all his endeavours. T.T be diplomatic and very fair in all your dealings. Please don’t let me down for I have absolute confidence in you. God bless you.
Source: Evans Ofotsu/radioxyzonline.com