George Afriyie, former Vice President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), is heading to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and the National Independent Tribunal following his disquification in the upcoming elections.
He is heading to CAS after the Appeals Committee’s affirmed his disqualification from the race.
Currently, the incumbent FA President Kurt Okraku is contesting unopposed.
Lawyer of the George Afriyie, Richmond Saaka, told Citi Sports that “I have instructions from the client [George Afriyie], the instructions are based on the advice he has been given and the advice is informed by the very same GFA statutes and regulations.
“The statutes and regulations say that you can file an appeal if you are not happy with a certain decision and then you can head to the Court of Arbitration for Sports or the National Independent Arbitration Tribunal to deal with (an) appeal that arises.
“So we believe that, per the rules of the GFA, these are available options, we will head to the Court of Arbitration for Sports or engage the National Independent Arbitration Tribunal to help us appeal the decision of the Appeals Committee of the Ghana Football Association because that is what the statutes of the FA provide.”