Five of the six candidates in the upcoming presidential elections of Ghana Football Association have subscribed to participate in a live radio and television debate scheduled to come off Monday, October 21.
The organized contest of ideas, a first in the annals of Ghana football, is put together by the Normalization Committee, in partnership with three media outfits: Global Media Alliance, Multimedia Ghana Limited and Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.
The likes of Amanda Clinton, Fred Pappoe, Kurt E.S. Okraku, Nana Yaw Amponsah, and George Ankomah Mensah make up the five presidential candidates who have confirmed their participation in the debate.
George Afriyie, a leading candidate will not be involved after confirming his unavailability on the event day.
The GFA Presidential debate will focus on key areas affecting the development of Ghana football and questions would seek to elicit solutions-based responses from the presidential candidates.
Parts of a statement on the Ghana FA website Wednesday read: “The Normalization Committee wishes the candidates well and appreciates and applauds their willingness to engage the delegates, football community and the fans and supporters of football with their vision and programs for improving the football enterprise of Ghana.
“Their preparedness to debate each other as candidates for the top position of the GFA is refreshing and indicates their embrace of candor and the power of new ideas as essential in the reformation process.
“Kudos and good luck to the candidates and to a new Ghana Football Enterprise.”
The debate will be held at the Physicians and Surgeons Centre in Accra at 6:30 p.m. It will be broadcast live on GTV, Joy FM, and Happy FM, as well as all affiliate media platforms (radio, television, online, social media) of the three media partners.