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GFA cannot pay me for General Secretary position - Saanie Daara

By Vincent Ashitey
Saanie Daara
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Former Ghana Football Association Communication Director Ibrahim Saanie Daara has stated that the association cannot afford his charges should they come calling for his services for the General Secretary position.

Saanie Daara is among the many personalities who have been linked to the position to replace Isaac Addo following the election of a new GFA boss Kurt Okraku.

However, the BBC trainer journalist says he is in the first place not interested in the position let alone to talk of his charges which will be a stamping block for GFA.

" I'm not interested in the Ghana Football Association General Secretary position for now. Ghana football is a thankless job and besides, they cannot afford to pay me if I should charge them for my services" he told Angel FM.

Saanie Daara is one of Ghana's famous football journalists having worked for the BBC for eight years and has a huge experience covering Africa football.

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He made history at AFCON 2019 by being the first Ghanaian to lead media activities at the expanded tournament after being named the CAF Media Officer for the opening match between Egypt and Zimbabwe. 

He was also made appointed CAF Media Officer for the final match against Algeria and Senegal played at the Cairo International Stadium.

Saanie Daara is in a legal battle with ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye PI Company. The former sued Anas and his group for defamation of character which is as a result of the expose video and subsequent writing by Anas stating that Mr Daara took money from his undercover men to influence player selection in the Black Stars.

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