Former President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi has been banned for life by World Football governing body, FIFA.
This was after a statement cited on FIFA’s website announced the ban; “The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has banned Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), for life from all football-related activities (administrative, sports or any other) at both national and international level.”
“The adjudicatory chamber found Mr Nyantakyi guilty of having violated art. 19 (Conflicts of interest), art. 21 (Bribery and corruption) and art. 22 (Commission) of the FIFA Code of Ethics, 2012 edition. As a consequence, Mr Nyantakyi is banned for life from all football-related activities (administrative, sports or any other) at both national and international level. Additionally, a fine in the amount of CHF 500,000 has been imposed on Mr Nyantakyi.”
The statement said Mr. Nyantakyi had been notified of the ban, and that it comes into force immediately.
Mr. Nyantakyi has been notified of the ban and it takes effect immediately according to the statement.
By: Denyce Efo Kodzo/Eblaradio.com