Former Ghanaian Footballer Samuel Osei Kuffour has been elected as the new President of Professional Footballers Association of Ghana at an Annual Congress held by the body at the Accra City Hotel.

The honor was conferred ex- Bayern Munich player at annual Congress held at the Accra City Hotel.

PFAG is an association that seeks the welfare of players in Ghana and Ghanaian players abroad. The event saw Captains of both the male and female national teams as well as Minister of Youth and Sports Hon. Mustapha Ussif and the General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association Prosper Harrison Addo present to lend support to the players.

Samuel Kuffour thanked and challenged all his colleagues to form a much stronger front while fighting for each other to provide a better welfare for footballers as they voted ‘yes’ as an approval to his elections.

Captain of Medeama Joseph Tetteh Zutah got the approval of his colleagues as he was also elected the Vice President of the PFAG.

Other members of the new of PFAG include legend Abedi Ayew Pele, Kwame Ayew, Augustine Arhinful, Ibrahim Tanko, Stephen Appiah, Mohammed Muntari Tagoe, Elizabeth Addo and Gifty Appiah as Directors of the association.

Anthony Baffoe, Founder and General Secretary together with his Deputy Solomon Torson still remained in office.

The Minister explained several policies government is embarking to support sports especially ex-sportsmen and asked them to continue putting up the best for the country, citing the package the Ministry just rolled out for the Black Satellites as an example of what government is doing to help footballers.

Annabel Anselm Ikwuagwu