Video: Kurt Okraku Performs Black Sherif's Song as He 'Smells' Victory Ahead of GFA Elections

Video: Kurt Okraku Performs Black Sherif's Song as He 'Smells' Victory Ahead of GFA Elections

Lukman Mumuni
updated at August 25, 2023 at 8:12 AM
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  • GFA President Kurt Okraku remains hopeful ahead of next month's election
  • The FA boss is seeking re-election after his first tenure
  • He will face competition from ex-GFA vice president George Afriyie

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku, is beaming with confidence ahead of the federation's elections next month.

The FA boss comes up against former Vice President of the Association, George Afriyie, in what is expected to be a closely contested election.

With a month left for voting, both parties have been engaged in rigorous campaigning with Mr Okraku taking his to the next level.

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Kurt Okraku has been spotted jamming to Black Sherif's song ahead of election. Credit: @SaddickAdams @blacksherif_
Source: Twitter

In a video shared on social media, the former journalist looks confident of retaining his position after he was spotted performing Black Sherif's Oil in My Head.

The hit record is an inspirational tune that amplifies the belief in achieving success. The song has amassed over a million views on YouTube.

Meanwhile, Mr Okraku's first tenure comes to an end in October and if he wins the election in September, he will stay in power for another four years.

Other positions to be contested for during the exercise will be the Executive Committee roles as the Regional Chairpersons positions.

The election process will take place in Tamale on September 27, 2023, as reported by

Ghana eyes hosting World Cup

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghana is considering hosting the 2038 FIFA World Cup and could become the second African country to stage the competition.

However, the North African nation Morocco is also reportedly putting in a bid for the 2030 tournament. They will also be facing competition from Saudi Arabia.

According to Ghana's Director of National Development Planning Commission, Dr Nii Moi Thompson, the country has earmarked the hosting of the global event in 15 years' time in line with the nation's developmental plan.

Agyemang Badu blasts GFA

Former Black Stars midfielder, Emmanuel Agyemang has been lamenting over the state of Ghanaian football following the Black Meteors' AFCON U-23 exit.

The Ghana U23 team were eliminated from the tournament in Morocco at the group stage, and will not qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

This is the third time in a little over a year that a Ghanaian national team has failed to progress beyond the first round of an international competition.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.
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