" Kwesi Nyantakyi was pictured taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter pretending to be a businessman keen to invest in Ghanaian football.

Ghana FA head and CAF Vice-President banned by Fifa

Ghana Football Association president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been banned from all football-related activities for 90 days by the Fifa’s independent Ethics Committee.

Nyantakyi, who is also the vice president of the Confederation of African Football, CAF is now under football investigation sword as the sanctioned comes into force immediately.

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 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.

This comes following an investigative piece from Ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ on corruption in Ghana Football.

"The Fifa Ethics Committee document "

The Fifa Ethics Committee document

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