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  • He also claimed that budgets for Black Stars matches were also regularly inflated with $10,000 as the cost for medical supplies...

    Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Nii Lante Vanderpuye has disclosed that Ghana Football Association President (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi was to be arrested by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) on January 11, 2017, for alleged acts of corruption.

  • On average, a candidate needed to raise about GH¢389,803 or approximately $85,000 to secure the party primary nomination and compete in the parliamentary elections.

    Written By Caroline Boateng - The former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, in the undercover recording by Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye PI and the BBC, told the world that the President is broke.

  • The 18-year striker joins a list of quality players including Abednego Tetteh and Nigerian, ...

    Ghana Premier League side, Accra Hearts of Oak, has announced the signing of teenage striker, Isaac Mensah, from Division One side Nkoranza Warriors.

  • "Let me also confirm that there was a demand on me through a third party to part with $150k for Anas to drop the videos on me. I didn’t have the said amount of money to meet his demand," Nyantakyi wrote in the statement.

    Former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi has responded to the Anas exposé and stated he was asked to pay $150,000 to cancel screening of the documentary.
    In a press statement, vowing to fight corruption allegations against him following the investigative documentary by Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Mr Nyantakyi explained what he said was his side of the story in the matter that resulted in his suspension from the world football governing body, FIFA.

  • I saw the joy on your face, when you received the WAFU Cup, which was won by our gallant local based footballers, when Ghana hosted the tournament in 2017.

    Dear President,

    On 6th June, 2018, Investigative Journalist Anas Aremayaw Anas, made public an exposé that showed several members of the Football Association and referees allegedly collecting bribes on tape. Your Government in your own wisdom, was compelled to suspend all activities of the Ghana Football Association, as well as barring its officials from undertaking any duty at the Football Association to enable further investigation into the matter.

  • However, Tiger Eye PI in a reaction said the claim that a third party made a demand of $150,000 for Anas is "a complete fabrication, a figment of Mr Nyantakyi's imagination and has no merit".

    Tiger Eye PI, the investigative agency of controversial journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has accused the embattled former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi of clutching at straws when he accuses them of blackmail in the production of a documentary on corruption in Ghanaian football.

  • The documentary resulted in the resignation of former Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi.

    The Ghana Football Association (GFA) Ethics Committee has received the raw footage of the "Number 12 exposé" - a documentary that exposed alleged bribery and corruption in African football which was produced by the investigative firm of investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

  • An investigative sting operation is said to have captured Nyantakyi on video entering into sponsorship deals with some investors who ended up being undercover agents for Anas.

    The ace international investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has decided to report an alleged misconduct by the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, to world football’s governing body, FIFA.

  • In the documentary, Ghana’s FA Boss, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi is shown collecting an amount of $65,000 from 'investors' to influence various decisions.

    The Ghana Football Association has been dissolved by President Akufo-Addo until further notice.

  • On June 6, Anas premiered his latest documentary which sought to expose massive corruption in Ghana football. Then GFA president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, other FA officials and many referees were captured in the documentary receiving money as cash gifts and...

    Four leading officials of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) who were captured in the #Number12 exposé by investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, have been formally charged with money laundering and racketeering by the police.

  • Mr Butler - the President and Board Chairman of Cape Coast Ebusua Dwarfs - and Dr Nduom will represent the 16 Ghana Premier League clubs during the meeting.

    Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) chairman Nana Sam Brew Butler and owner of Elmina Sharks FC, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, have been included in Ghana’s delegation to meet with world football governing body, FIFA, as part of efforts to put in place interim measures to allow the continuation of football in the country.

  • If we are no longer outraged by such open acts of dishonesty and corruption and take actions which signal our disgust, then maybe we all have become immune to sin and its effects.

    Greed is the purest emotion — Junk bond trader Ivan Boesky

  • Meanwhile, the ethics committee of the world’s football governing body, FIFA, has slapped him with an immediate 90-day provisional ban from all football activities.

    Embattled Ghana Football Association president, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, has tendered in his resignation from the post.

  • The World soccer governing body - FIFA - has appointed GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi as a member of the board to steer the affairs of its newly established foundation, the FIFA Foundation.

  • He was filmed in the undercover investigation by controversial Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter pretending to be a businessman.

    FIFA's adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has banned former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwasi Nyantakyi for life from all football-related activities with immediate effect.

  • FIFA have cleared Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi to contest for the World Football governing body’s upcoming Executive Council election scheduled for March 16 in Addis Ababa.

  • Award-winning Songo hosts a syndicated TV show on Adom FM, Asempa FM, Adom TV and other affiliates across the country.

    Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi has suggested that radio broadcaster Patrick Osei Agyemang alias Countryman Songo is a liability to media firm Multimedia Ghana Limited and has advised the company to sack him.

  • The President of the Ghana Football Association, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, has debunked rumours that members of the football association influence the selection of players into the national team.

  • The Attorney General has since the airing of the Anas Expose, being involved in the process of dissolving the GFA.

    Madam Constance Takyi, Public Relations Officer of the Registrar of General Department, has said, they are yet to receive any official documentation that grants them the mandate to initiate the process of liquidating, which also involves the control of assets owned by the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

  • The GFA in a statement assured that there will be no attempt of a cover-up or shield any of our members caught in alleged acts of corruption.

    The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has asked Tiger Eye PI, the investigative agency of journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas to provide them with a copy of his #Number12 documentary which exposes alleged acts of corruption in Ghana football.

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