In a yet-to-be televised interview with Joy Sports, the 2019 GFA Presidential aspirant affectionately known as Palmer alleged Mr Okraku has vowed not to clear him to allow him to contest future FA elections.“I am hearing he [Kurt] says he will not clear me,” Palmer started. “Whenever I am told that he says he won’t clear me to contest future elections, I tell them to go back and tell him my eligibility to contest FA elections [in the future] is not dependent on him,” he acknowledged.
Palmer was disqualified from contesting the 2019 GFA elections by the Normalisation committee headed by Kofi Amoah over his determination not to pay 10% of the switch fee of Tema Youth’s former gamers Joseph Paintsil and Gabriel Larveh.
The elections committee additionally noted that feedback he made in a radio interview in November 2018 about Ghana’s failure to qualify for the Russia World Cup had been in a foul style and connoted inducing officers to win matches.
This argument satisfied the Court of Arbitration for Sports, the apex sports activities adjudicatory body that upheld the disqualification of Palmer after he appealed of their court docket.
However, the Tema Youth proprietor in a say-it-all interview insists the CAS’s determination didn’t state that he can’t contest future elections.
“Can you point to any part of the report that suggests or implicates me that I cannot contest future elections?” he quizzed earlier than including that “saying he will never clear me is raising himself too much, he should lower himself,” he suggested.