Referees Association of Ghana, Volta Vice chairperson elect, Innocentia Agbavitor has told Herosportsgh.com, she will fulfill her campaign promise of acquiring a Secretariat for the Association.
The retired FIFA referee was elected and sworn into office together with her other executives at their 3rd Quadrennial Congress on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Gnat Hall, Ho.
Agbavitor beat her only contender, Lawrence Seyram Addadey 133-72. Interestingly enough, both retired referees are from the central zone, Ho.
Agbavitor has seen it all when it comes to officiating female football. She after becoming a FIFA referee in 2000, officiated at the FIFA U-19 Women championship and World cups in Nigeria, South Africa and Thailand.
The former regional treasurer and deputy instructor who was overwhelmed by the emphatic victory couldn’t hide her excitement.
“I am very happy to win this election because I was not expecting it. I was entertaining fear that those coming won’t vote for me. And how the election went, I didn’t know that I can get the nod. As at now, the region is not having a regional secretariat, so I promised the people that I will secure an office space for them, so that our records will be kept in that place.”
Innocentia Agbavitor joined the Referees Association of Ghana in Akatsi after she sat for her class 3 exam in 1986.