Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News)- JFF New President Ricketts: On Saturday Michael Ricketts was officially elected as the new President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) after he won opponent Ambassador Stewart Stephenson securing eight votes to five at the Voting Congress at the Federation’s New Kingston headquarters.
Mr. Ricketts who is also the President of the Clarendon Football Association and the South Central Confederation chairman highlighted that he was aware of the challenges that he will have to deal with as he thanked everyone for their support. He went further to assure everyone that he wanted to work in unity and urged the administration to efficiently carry out their responsibility.
Ricketts went further to point out that despite the challenges that are being faced he is more than confident that they have resources to resolve the issues at hand.
He went further to point out that one of his biggest regrets was that he had to contest his opponent, Ambassador Stephenson. ” He was one person with whom I developed a great relationship. We all aware that when there are elections, there ought to be no strained relationships although most times there are.” He went on further to point out that the healing process will not take very long.
” He was one person with whom I developed a great relationship. We all aware that when there are elections, there ought to be no strained relationships although most times there are,” President Ricketts said.
He went on further to point out that the healing process will not take very long.
Michael Ricketts had served as Vice President years earlier and will be serving as President until December 2019. Ricketts will be looking to fill some big shoes, that of the late Captin Horace Burrell who succumbed to his illness after many years of battling.
Ricketts is expected to attend to several other issues following the Voting Congress at the Annual General Meeting.
Financial reports, as well as audited reports, were presented by the Vice President in charge of finance, Gary Sinclair as well as an activity report which was handled by Raymond Grant who is the General Secretary.