President of New Edubiase United Abdul Salam Yakubu has expressed his disappointment with Kwesi Nyantekyi’s decision to sack George Afriyie as Vice President of Ghana Football Association.
Although a reason was not revealed, it’s believed the decision is due to George’s interest in the GFA presidency.
Afriyie who served for three years was removed from office following a meeting of the Executive Committee on Tuesday.
During an interview with Ohene Brenya on Happy FM‘s Anopa Bosuo Sports, Abdul Salam opined that heated tension between the two is not good for the development of football in the country.
“I’m very disappointed in Nyantakyi’s decision to sack his his vice. The current situation is not good for Ghana football,” Salam told Happy FM.
This is not the way to move Ghana football forward.”
Salam reiterated his support for Afriyie to succeed Kwesi Nyantakyi as the Ghana Football Association president in 2019, confident this setback will not deter his ambition.
“This will not affect George Afriyie ‘s decision to contest in the 2019 elections.”
“I will also urge the football people who are in support of George Afriyie to calm down.”