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Oduro Sarfo rules himself out of race for GFA Vice position

By Vincent Ashitey
Nana Sarfo Oduro
Nana Sarfo Oduro
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General Manager of Berekum Chelsea Football Club Nana Oduro Sarfo has ruled himself out of the race for the Ghana Football Association Vice President position.

Following the election of Kurt Okraku as the President of the association, the issue of the vacant vice president has popped up with personalities like Randy Abbey, Samuel Anim Addo, Toni Aubynn among others have been linked to the position.

However, Oduro Sarfo who picked up one of the GFA Executive Council (ExCo) slots in last Thursday's election has revealed he is not interested in becoming Kurt Okraku's veep. 

He added that interested persons have spoken to him to get his vote but, he yet to decide which person where his vote will go. 

"I will not contest for the Ghana Football Association Vice President position," he told Asempa FM.

"Randy Abbey, George Amoako, Dr.Toni Aubyn and Mark Addo Are my top 4 contestants for the Vice President position"

"I have been lobbied by almost everybody but I'm not in a rush to decide because I want make the right decision"

The 12-member Executive Council will elect a new person to deputize President Kurt Okraku on November 5.

Meanwhile, Toni Aubynn has advised the new Ghana Football Association 12-member ExCO to elect a vice who is not interested in becoming a President now.

Dr Aubynn who is a member of the GFA ExCo says it will be best to have a Vice who has no ambition of replacing the President in the shortest possible time.

"If I was the President and have the power I would have chosen someone with no Presidential ambition as my Vice President" he told Asempa FM.

The Board Chairman for Medeama SC who rescinded his decision to contest for the GFA Presidential position has now revealed that he did so because his primary interest is to be on the ExCo where it comes with responsibilities. 

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He added that he wouldn't mind if he is asked to put forward his name for the GFA Vice position because he believes he has the experience having worked in the corporate world.

"My primary interest was to be a member of the EXCO, however, if I'm given another responsibility  I will gladly accept it. If I'm supposed to vie for the Vice President position I would because I have the experience to do the job."

"However, being the Vice President is not a world cup for me."