Asamoah Gyan has commended Kwesi Nyantakyi on his election to the highest football decision-making body.
Nyantakyi picked one of CAF’s two slots on the FIFA Executive Council, after he polled 31 votes, just behind Almamy Kabele Camara, the President of the Guinea Football Association, who won 37 votes.
While, Ahmad of Madagascar, the President of the Madagascar Football Association trailed, the GFA President by only a vote and Augustin Senghor, the President of the Senegal Football Association polled nine votes to finish last.
Asamoah Gyan took to his twitter handle to congratulate “Congratulations to Kwesi Nyantakyi on his victory to the FIFA executive council,”
The council has a mandate until March 2016, when a new election will be conducted.
Before the election, FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF President Issa Hayatou addressed the house.