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Photos: GFA Prez. Kurt Okraku meets his 'inspiration' Shatta Wale

By Mutala Yakubu
Shatta Wale and Kurt Okraku
Shatta Wale and Kurt Okraku
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Ghana Football Association President Kurt Okraku has met with Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale.

Kurt Okraku before the GFA presidential elections said he draws inspiration from Dancehall musician Charles Nii Armah Mensah known in music circles as Shatta Wale.

According to Kurt, he sees himself more in the "Kill Dem With Prayers" hitmaker who started from humble beginnings and he is now a pillar in the Ghana music industry.

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Shatta Wale after the meeting posted pictures on his Facebook page and wrote : "It's a dawn of a new beginning for Ghana football! I had a great time with the newly elected GFA President, Kurt E.S Okraku, discussing how to empower the youth and move Ghana football to the next level!"

The former Dreams FC CEO beat off competition from George Afriyie, Amanda Clinton, George Ankomah Mensah, Nana Yaw Amponsah and Fred Pappoe to win the GFA top seat.

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He pulled 93 votes of YES as against 26 delegates after George Afriyie had conceded defeat ahead of the third round.

 He will serve an initial four-year term with an additional four-year term if re-elected into office.