Wilfred Kweku Osei (Palmer)

Bankroller of Tema Youth Football Club, Wilfred Osei Kwaku Palmer has revealed theeason behind his disqualification as an aspirant in the upcoming GFA presidential elections.

Palmer who was seen as one of the leading aspirants for the vacant FA top job was disqualified on Friday.

The announcement of Palmer’s disqualification was announced by the Normalization Committee (NC) acting as the Elections Committee based on recommendations from the Vetting Committee.

The results of the vetting processes released by the NC confirmed six Presidential candidates were deemed upright to contest the election but excluded the former Vice Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee.

However, in response to his disqualification in a Press Release shortly after the announcement, the Ghana Premier League Club owner noted two reasons why his candidature was revoked.

Palmer stated that his application to contest as President of the GFA was unsuccessful, according to the NC was based on a “breach of Article 33(5) (c) of the GFA General Regulations and Decision of the Ethics Committee dated the 13th December 2017.”

Palmer has also vowed to challenge the ruling of the NC acting as the Elections Committee before elections commence on October 25, 2019.

The six qualified presidential candidates include Amanda Clinton, George Ankoma Mensah, Nana Yaw Amponsah, Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku, George Afriyie and Frederick Pappoe.

Source: Ghanaweb