Executive Chairman of Dreams FC ,Kurt Okraku,has said that both former and current players of the senior national team Black Stars have the potential of becoming future leaders of this country.
The seasoned football administrator made this statement following reports that George Oppong Weah,a former footballer, is leading the 2017 presidential polls in Liberia.
In an interview on the holiday edition of Asempa FM’s Ultimate Sports Show, Mr.Okraku mentioned that,”Abedi Ayew Pele,Stephen Appiah and Asamoah Gyan could be future leaders of Ghana with the right network and discipline”.
George Oppong Weah, is a Liberian politician, and retired professional footballer who played as a striker . Regarded as one of the greatest African players of all-time and as one of the best forwards of his generation, in 1995 he was named FIFA World Player of the Year and won the Ballon d’Or , becoming the first African player to win these awards. In 1989, 1994 and 1995, he was named the
African Footballer of the Year , and in 1996, he was named African Player of the Century. Known for his acceleration, speed, and dribbling ability, in addition to his goalscoring and finishing, Weah was described by FIFA as “the precursor of the multi-functional strikers of today”.
George Weah’s talent on the field were equaled by his activism on behalf of his homeland, where he worked to bring an end to a long civil war.
Source: Ghana/Asempa FM/ Queenster Agyapong