Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi has been confirmed as the first Vice president of the Confederation of African Football.
At the first meeting of the Ahmad Administration in Bahrain on Monday, the CAF Executive Committee confirmed Mr Nyantakyi as the second most powerful person in African football.
Mr Constant Omari from Congo has also been named as 2nd Vice President of CAF with more appointments expected to be made at the Confederation’s Executive Committee meeting.
Mr Nyantakyi who was recently re-elected as a FIFA Executive Committee member also becomes the first Ghanaian to rise to second highest position in African Football.
Nyantakyi’s appointment was confirmed on Monday by CAF Executive Committee during the Confederation’s first meeting under new President Ahmad Ahmad in the Bahrain capital of Manama.