The Proprietor of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, has been elected the Chairman of the Anambra State Football Association (ASFA). The election held in Awka on Tuesday.
According to Authority newspaper which is owned by Ubah, he received the overwhelming support of other prominent members of the state FA to sweep into office as the Board Chairman – in an election witnessed by prominent sports personalities like former National Head Coach, Ambassador Fanny Amun.
Dr. Ubah was elected with 24 votes to zero against Olisa Aniuno at a 26-member delegate congress in Awka.
Also present at the election were Mr. E.C. Chukwuemeka (NFF Electoral Committee Chairman); Sir Chidi Nwafor Okenwa (NFF Appeals Committee Chairman); Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau (NFF President’s Representative and the Chairman of Chairmen’s Forum); and Sen. Obinna Ogba, former NFF Executive Board member and the Chairman, Senate Committee on Sports.
The official results of the Anambra State elections into the Executive Board are as follows:
1. Anambra North: Joe Amene; Emeka Raphael and Udu Kingsley (Members).
2. Anambra Central: Dr. C.C. Amuze; Sir Bebeto Anthony Udennaka; (Members). Barrister J.B.C. Obikwelu (Vice Chairman).
3. Anambra South: Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah (Chairman); Sir Albert Chinwe, Mrs Ada Yotchi Edward (Members).