Cameroon legend Joseph-Antoine Bell has endorsed Mr George Afriyie’s candidature ahead of the Ghana Football Association Presidential election.
The iconic goalkeeper who played at three World Championship Tournaments for Cameroon (1982, 1990, 1998), becomes the latest to throw his weight behind the CAF AFCON Committee member who he regard as the favorite to claim the vacant seat.
“It’s totally abnormal for you not to have my full support for your candidacy at the top of Ghana Football [Association],” Bell’s statement read.
The former keeper for French giants Olympique Marseille, Bordeaux and Saint-Etienne, was named “African Goalkeeper of the Century” by IFFHS, as part of their “Century Elections”.
His deep understanding of the game post active football playing career has exposed him to a lot of fine world-class football administrators including George Afriyie who has served African football in various capacities.
The 65-year-old is the latest to join players, ex-players, clubs, football administrators and sports diplomats who have publicly show support for the former Juvenile Committee Chairman.
Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko and Medeama have all publicly expressed their support for him to become the next GFA President.