Ghana President Nana Akufo Addo has congratulated newly-elected GFA president, assuring him of Government support.

Kurt Okraku received a words of encouragement from the president following his electoral victory on to stir the affairs of Ghana football.

He was at the Flagstaff on Wednesday to pay a courtesy call on the President, who had keen interest in the FA's election which was meant to transform country's football.

The president, meeting the newly elected GFA president for the first time after his election also expressed his delight in the progress of work of the GFA

During the visit, the Ghanaian leader offered his government’s unflinching support to the newly elected GFA leader in executing his mandate.

“You have to know that, so long as I’m on this seat, you have my support by the way you want to take Ghana football; hopefully it’s the same place I want to see it,” Nana Addo said.

“It’s not right that so many years have passed before we won the great cups again.

“We need to go back to the winning ways that used to characterized our football.

“You have a big task and a lot of goodwill; build on it,” Nana Addo urged.

Mr Okraku on Friday 25th October won a keenly contested election, beating  George Afriyie, and five others.

He has promised to market Ghana football to create wealth for the industry.

He was in the company of Youth and Sports minister Isaac Asiamah, Vision FC boss Michael Osekre and Dreams FC management member Ameenu Shardow.

Others also present included special aide to the Youth and Sports minister, Kofi Asare Brako ‘Abatay’, who formerly worked with Despite and Multimedia Group of Companies.