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Former GFA President Jawula reported dead.

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 Source: Kwesi Asante

Lepowura MND Jawula, a former president of the Ghana Football Association, has died in the United States, according to numerous sources.

As the Lepowura of the Kujolobito Gate of Lepo-Kpembe in the Northern Region, Lepowura Jawula was not only a renowned leader in his community but also made significant contributions to the world of football.

His passing leaves a void in the football world as well as his hometown, and his efforts will be remembered.

The national U-17 team finished second and third at the 1997 and 1999 World Cups, respectively, while the U-20 squad finished second at the 2001 World Cup during Jawula's leadership of the GFA.

In addition to his position with the GFA, Jawula served as the chairman of the Ghana Premier League Management Committee and a member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Interclub Committee. Additionally, he sat on the board of the Ghanaian football team Real Tamale United.

An rich Ghanaian family gave birth to Jawula in Cowlane, an Accra neighborhood, in May 1949. In secondary school, he began his political career. He later attended the University of Cape Coast to study English and Economics. Later, he attended the University of Ghana to obtain a master's degree in African literature.

Source: Kwesi Asante