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Sports News Thu, 28 Jul 2022

Why Kennedy Agyapong vowed not to invest in Ghana football

The election of Kurt Okraku as the Ghana Football Association president in 2019 angered Kennedy Agyapong, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central constituency who vowed not to invest in the league.

Kennedy Agyapong had earlier gone on record and pledged to invest in football at George Afriyie's birthday party but said he will no longer invest in football because his candidate lost the elections.

"You didn't vote for the person whom I can reason with about some of the challenges confronting Ghana football so why should I waste my money to come and support you?" he asked.

Kurt Okraku won the 2019 Ghana Football Association presidential elections after George Afriyie conceded defeat before the third run.

Read the full story originally published on June 15, 2020, on Ghanaweb

Business mogul and member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has stated that he will no longer invest in football as he promised some years ago because delegates and club officials failed to elect George Afriyie as the President of the Ghana Football Association.

Dreams FC owner, Kurt Okraku defeated George Afriyie who served at the Vice President of the association under the embattled Kwesi Nyantakyi to win the presidential spot during the October 25, 2019 elections held in Accra.

Kennedy Agyapong had earlier gone on record and pledged to invest in football at George Afriyie's birthday party two years ago but has said he will no longer invest in football because his candidate lost the elections.

"He (George Afriyie) is my friend and I would have come on board to support him but he didn't win the elections so I won't support it(association)."

"You didn't vote for the person whom I can reason with about some of the challenges confronting Ghana football so why should I waste my money to come and support you?

"Read my lips I won't do that. "Kennedy Agyapong told Accra based Oman FM.

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Source: www.ghanaweb.com
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