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George Afriyie Gets Top CAF Appointment

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Vice President of the Ghana Football Association [GFA] - George Afriyie has been appointed to serve on Confederation of African Football [CAF] Cup of Nations Organizing Committee.

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) confirmed the appointment of Afriyie on Wednesday when he was invited to the body's headquarters in Egypt. He was sworn into office at the CAF headquarters in Cairo on Wednesday by the committee's president Amaju Pinnick of Nigeria.

Afriyie will serve a four-year term in office as he will contribute to the planning and execution of the continent's flagship football competition.



George Afriyie sworn into office   Photo: Facebook/George Afriyie 

He will work with some of the highly respected football administrators on the continent as South Africa FA Chief Danny Jordan is the first Vice-president of the committee and Zimbabwe FA Boss Phillip Chiyangwa as second vice-president.

Afriyie is the first Ghanaian to gain a major CAF appointment following the rise of Ahmad Ahmad as the president of the organisation assisted by Ghana's Kwesi Nyantakyi.

Source: ATL FM Sports

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