Ghana FA Boss Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku paid a courtesy call on the paramount Chief of Talensi Traditional Area – Tongraan Kugbilsong Nanlebegtang on Thursday evening ahead of the commissioning of the Winkogo Technical Development Center.
The call was to announce the arrival of the GFA President to the overlord of Talensi and to report on the state of the Winkogo Technical Center.
The Ghana FA President Kurt Okraku and his team were welcomed by the Tongraan amidst excitement and praises.
Kurt in a powerful speech explained why the upper East Region was chosen for the for the construction of the facility.
He further encouraged the people to make judicious use of the facility to aid in talent identification in a bid to nurture the next Abedi Pele.
The Tongraan, a former Member of Parliament for Talensi and Board Chairman of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) applauded the decision of the FA to site the facility on his land, praising the FA President for his vision of making football accessible to all.
He advised the FA to continue to help in the development of the game as they are currently doing and to assist other regions with similar facilities.
Watch the video of the president’s speech at the Tongraan Palace below: