Former Chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mohammed Nurudeen Jawula, popularly known as MND Jawulia, has sadly died.
Jawula died in Nashville in the United States of America.
The veteran administrator led the GFA as Chairman from 1997 to 2001.
Following his demise, the official GFA account on Twitter took to the microblogging platform to mourn.
“We’re saddened by the news of Lepowura MND Jawula’s death. Alhaji was a Chairman of the GFA from 1997-2001. He also chaired the @MTNFACupGH & was Chairman of the @GhanaLeague Organizing Committee until his demise. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and all who knew him.” the GFA said.
We're saddened by the news of Lepowura MND Jawula’s death.
Our thoughts are with his family, friends and all who knew him. pic.twitter.com/urzb9dINE4
— Ghana Football Association (@ghanafaofficial) January 21, 2023
Before his rise to the top of Ghana football administration, Alhaji Jawula was chairman of the 1995 Black Starlets team that won the World Cup in Ecuador.
He last served as Chairman of the seven-member Ghana Premier League Management Committee from 2019.
Alhaji Jawula was also a board member of Real Tamale United and a CAF Interclub Committee Member.
Outside football, Jawula served as the Lepowura of the Kujolobite Gate of Lepo-Kpempe in the Northern Region.