Four members of the Ghana Football Association’s Executive Committee have been appointed to serve on Standing Committee’s of the Confederation of African Football.Fred Crentsil, Vice President of the GFA, Emmanuel Kyeremeh, Felix Ansong and George Afriyie will serve on CAF Committees after Caf’s Executive Committee, at its meeting in Cairo on May 15th and 16th 2013 approved their selection following a new system of selection.Crenstil will join the 23-member Organizing Committee for the African Nations Championship, a tournament for home-based players.Kyeremeh was selected onto the Audit Committee as a member. Felix Ansong joins the Organizing Committee for Women’s Football with George Afriyie nominated as a member of the Marketing and TV Committee.Five other Ghanaian officials were also named on other Standing Committees.FA Cup Chairman, Alhaji M.N.D. Jawula will serve on the Organizing Committee for the Inter-Clubs Competition. Former GFA General Secretary, W.K. Agra is on the Legal Affairs.Education and Technical Development Officer of the GFA, Francis Oti Akenteng is on the Technical and Development Committee of CAF as a member.Louis Laryea has been selected as a Zonal Representative for West B for the Referees’ Committee.Supreme Court Judge and former Chairman of the Ghana Football Association’s Appeal Committee, Justice Anin Yeboah has been appointed to serve on Appeal Board, an arm of CAF’s the Legal Body.Their membership will be for the period between 2013-2015.
This Tuesday, the captain of the BH National Football Team Edin Džeko, who is the first ambassador of UNICEF from B&H since 2009, accepted the invitation from the UNICEF representative for B&H, Ayman Abu Laban, to extend the engagement as the Good Will Ambassador for the welfare of all children.‘In recent years, you have contributed significantly in promoting the rights of children in Bosnia and Herzegovina, particularly those most vulnerable, and I hope you will continue to be a compelling and eloquent advocate of children’s rights, who is always able to draw attention to the problems that children face, as well as on other topics essential for children. I am also convinced your reputation, talent, and appearance in media and public will help UNICEF to send a strong messages that will reach the minds of people in B&H’, said Abu Laban to Džeko during the submission of the letter of invitation at the Training Camp of BH National Football Team in Zenica, it was published on the website zasvakodijete.ba.Džeko expressed satisfaction with the continuation of cooperation.‘I am trully happy to say a big yes to continue helping that all children in Bosnia and Herzegovina have equal opportunities, as we did before. As in the past, I am happy to be a part of UNICEF story, which makes me especially proud. I am the happiest when I see a child’s smile and working with children fulfills me over and over again, it gives me strength to be persistent. We are each other’s biggest support’, said the captain of the Dragons.During the previous engagement as the UNICEF Ambassador of Good Will, Džeko was very dedicated to working with children, participated in the campaign ‘Govorimo o mogućnostima’ (Let’s Speak About Opportunities), on his birthday invited the entire National Team to join the advocacy of children’s rights with and without disabilities through a match which the children played against them, as well as through the match symbolically named ‘Svi na jednom mjestu’ (All in One Place).(Source: klix.ba/ photo tuzlanski)