Ghanaian Business Magnate, Daniel McKorley Expresses Interest in Buying Nottingham Forest

Daniel McKorley, a Ghanaian entrepreneur, has expressed interest in purchasing Nottingham Forest of the English Premier League. According to the industrialist, he has been a long-time supporter of the team.

The 52-year-old billionaire is also a fan of Accra Great Olympics, a Ghana Premier League team.

“The only team I support in the world apart from Oly [Acrca Great Olympics] is Nottingham Forest,” he stated, according to Ghana’s Joy FM. “I have been a supporter of Nottingham Forest when Nottingham was even in the third division. Why? Because I want to buy that team. I want to buy Nottingham Forest imagine with all this development going on.”

If the takeover is successful, he says he will ensure that more Ghanaians get the opportunity to play for the team. “McDan buys Nottingham Forest and every time you see about 60% of the players [in the team] from the English league are from Ghana,” he went on to say.

McKorley, who was born on June 17, 1971, in Ghana’s capital Accra, clawed his way out of poverty to found the McDan Group of Companies, a transportation and logistics firm with activities in freight and contract logistics. McDan Shipping, McDan Aviation, and McDan Logistics are among his companies.According to reports, his firms are well-known in Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, and his home nation of Ghana.

His Accra-based McDan Shipping Company also has branches in Tema and Takoradi. Furthermore, as a result of its collaboration with Cross Trades and the World Cargo Alliance (WCA), it has a presence in over 2000 major air and sea ports globally. According to the company’s website, the company is also the first and only Freight Forwarding Company in Ghana to get an Air Carrier License for handling chartered cargo aircraft and is currently the GSA for various airlines.

McKorley enrolled in Ghana’s elite University of Ghana after high school but dropped out owing to financial difficulties. He did, however, graduate from college 15 years later. He received his bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He also holds an honorary doctorate from London Business School, as well as a BSc and an EMBA in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

According to Ghanaian media, the businessman is one of the country’s richest entrepreneurs. However, his exact net worth is unknown, while some Ghanaian news websites believe he is worth between $600 million and $1 billion.

MccKorley Commercial Private Jet Services has announced the addition of two additional planes to its fleet. This development demonstrates the company’s dedication to growing and cementing its position as one of Africa’s first private jet service providers. McKorley recognized the growing demand for premium air travel and set out to meet it.

The two planes he owns are the Beechcraft King Air b200, a seven-seater aircraft that will mostly operate in Ghana, the West Africa sub-region, and on occasion in other regions of Africa. The second plane, an Airbus EC135 T1 helicopter, will travel anywhere in Ghana and West Africa to provide clients with scenic helicopter tour views, as well as serve as a secondary medical transfer to connect topographically separated hospitals, assisting patients in reaching facilities for appropriate medical attention.

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