AFCON 2021: Ibrahim Saanie Daara Lands Top Role

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has chosen Ibrahim Saanie Daara, a former Ghana Football Association (GFA) communications official, as a media officer for the 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) competition. AFCON 2021: Ibrahim Saanie Daara lands top role.

The media guru has worked with CAF as a member of its media staff for many years and is now considered as one of the federation’s top men in that sector.


With the AFCON due to begin this weekend, Ibrahim Saanie Daara will serve as the media officer for a number of matches, a role he has excelled at in previous tournaments.

“Six Ghanaians have been appointed by the Confederation of African Football ( CAF) to offer their services at the 2022 African Cup of Nations which kicks of in Cameroon on Sunday.

“The GFA’s IT Director Francis Adu Essah will join CAF’s IT Experts for the competition due to due to his excellent leadership and execution of the FIFA Connect system and Competition management system in Ghana.

“Dr Prince Pambo has also been handed the role of a doping control officer during the tournament. The Ghanaian medical practitioner and former GFA medical Committee member is currently in Cameroon preparing to offer his services in the AFCON.


“Other officials include Ibrahim Saanie Daara will be one of the Media Officers throughout the tournament. Mr Saanie who has a vast knowledge and many years of experience in the media work will be working with CAF during the AFCON as well,” a statement from the GFA has disclosed.

On Sunday, January 9, 2022, the 2021 AFCON will begin in Cameroon. The AFCON is the biggest football event in Africa.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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