Gifty Oware Mensah pens “heartfelt gratitude” after securing GFA ExCo slot as the only woman

Gifty Oware Mensah secured a slot on the Ghana Football Association’s Executive Council Committee as the only female running unopposed and gathering an outstanding hundred percent votes from all 20 Women’s Premier League clubs.

The outstanding show of support left the owner of the Berry Ladies FC pouring out her heartfelt gratitude for the support.

Full statement:

I am overwhelmed with gratitude as I write this message to express my heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you. It is an honor and a privilege to be given the opportunity to serve as the only woman member on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) executive council.

Your overwhelming endorsement and unwavering support have touched my heart and reaffirmed my belief in the power of unity and inclusivity.

I extend my deepest appreciation to the entire football community especially to the women’s teams and the general public for standing by my side. I assure you that I will work tirelessly to advocate for gender equity, empower young women, and promote inclusivity throughout the football industry.

I would also like to acknowledge the countless individuals, mentors, coaches, and friends who have guided and supported me along this path. Your guidance, wisdom, and belief in my potential have influenced who I am today. I am truly grateful for your unwavering faith in my abilities.

This achievement is not just mine; it is a victory for women in football, a beacon of hope for the aspiring young girls who dream of being part of this incredible sport. I promise to use this platform to amplify their voices, break barriers, and create lasting change in the football community and beyond.

As I embark on this new chapter, I promise to carry the responsibility entrusted to me with utmost dedication, integrity, and passion. I will collaborate with my colleagues on the executive committee to address the challenges, seize the opportunities, and shape a future where gender equality is not a dream but a reality.

Once again, I extend my sincerest thanks to all of you. Your support has been instrumental in achieving this milestone, and your continued support will be vital as we strive to create a more inclusive and equitable football industry. Together, let us make a lasting impact and inspire generations to come.

With heartfelt appreciation,
Gifty Oware Mensah

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