Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi has been named First Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
Mr Nyantakyi was approved by the CAF Executive Committee on Monday, May 8 during its first meeting under the reign of Ahmad Ahmad in the Bahraini capital of Manama.
Mr Nyantakyi becomes the second most powerful person in African football and the first Ghanaian to rise to such high office in African football.
The legal practitioner has been serving as a CAF executive committee member for almost a decade.
Nyantakyi was voted on the FIFA Executive Council for the second time after securing maximum votes in Addis Ababa in March.
He has been serving as a CAF executive committee member for almost a decade and insiders say the affable man is now a powerful asset on the continent.
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