President of the Ghana Football Association – Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku has expressed his profound gratitude to H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for showing the desire to raise funds for the various national teams.

President Nana Addo held a breakfast meeting with CEOs and some corporate entities at the Office of the President [Jubilee House] to solicit for support for the Black Stars and the other national teams.

The purpose of the meeting is to raise $25m sponsorship from corporate organizations to help fund the Black Stars and the other national teams.

Having received the good news, Kurt Okraku expressed his profound gratitude to President Akufo-Addo for the great initiative.

“I am humbled to be called upon to say a few words, to say thank you for the show of love and for responding to the call of our President for this all important national assignment.

“My first thank you goes to our President, the number one supporter of football in this country.

“I am not surprised that again our President has shown the way. Again today, he has shown the love for our people.

“Again today, he has shown the need to bring happiness to millions of Ghanaians because Ghanaians love our football. On behalf of our reenergized football industry, I thank you immensely for always being there for us. What you have done today will bring happiness to millions of Ghanaians. God bless you.

“To everybody herein gathered, especially, corporate Ghana, we are touched by your believe in our President and your desire to support his vision. Thank you for responding to his clarion call to support our Black Stars.

“Finally, to my own sector Minister, Hon. Mustapha Ussif. You have been in office for just some few weeks, but already you have shown why our President appointed you to lead our Ministry.

“You are a can do man, the journey has just started. Together we will bring back the love; together we ignite passion and create wealth for everybody’’ President Simeon-Okraku added.