FIFA Bans Kwesi Nyantakyi

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The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has banned embattled former president of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi.

The decision from the world football governing body comes after Anas‘ investigative report on the rot in Ghana football, which also led to his resignation as GFA boss earlier today.

Mr Nyantakyi who served as a FIFA Council member has provisionally been banned for 90 days by the Ethics Committee. His ban may also be extended for an additional 45 days.

Read the full statement below:

The chairperson of the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee has provisionally banned the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and FIFA Council member, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, for a duration of 90 days. The duration of the ban may be extended for an additional period not exceeding 45 days. During this time, Mr Nyantakyi is banned from all football activities at both national and international level (administrative, sports or any other). The ban comes into force immediately.

The decision was taken upon the request of the chairperson of the investigatory chamber of the Ethics Committee carrying out the formal investigation proceedings into Mr Nyantakyi, pursuant to art. 83 par. 1 and art. 84 par. 2 of the FIFA Code of Ethics.


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