By News Desk
The world football governing body, FIFA, has handed a life ban from all football related activities on suspension President of the Ghana Football Association(GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, after a four-month investigation by the body’s Ethics Committee.
He is also to pay CHF500, 000 fine.
A statement released by Fifa yesterday read that “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 (administration, sports or any other) at national and international level.”
“The adjudicatory found Mr. Nyantakyi guilty of having violating article 19. (Conflict of Interest) article 21. (Bribery and Corruption),”
The former CAF first vice president, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, was captured taking bribes in a video exposé dubbed #Number12 which was compiled internationally acclaimed investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
In the video which shook the foundation of football in the country Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen negotiating a deal with businessmen and accepting a bribe of $65,000 to help establish an oil business in his native country.