The Confederation of Africa Football has appointed Ghana FA President and FIFA Council Member Kwesi Nyantakyi as the President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee.
The football administrator who is currently first vice President for CAF has been named as the President for the 2018 FIFA World Cup committee for Africa.
His latest appointment increases his duties as a football administrator.
Nyantakyi earned the top award despite Ghana’s failure to make it to the World Cup.
The FIFA council member has a task of ensuring the preparation of the five African representatives (Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt at next year’s FIFA World Cup.
Kalusha Bwalya, member of the Executive Committee of CAF will be a member of the committee as well as the FA Presidents of all the qualified countries – Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia.
His latest appointment fuels his decision to bow out after his tenure in office comes to an end in 2019.
The WA All Stars owner has earned global recognition since taking over as Ghana Football Association President in 2005.
However, Ghana FA Communication Director Ibrahim Sannie-Daara and Anthony Baffoe were also recently named as a member of the CAF Media Experts Panel and Deputy General Secretary of CAF respectively.