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FIFA worsens Nyantakyi’s woes, extends his suspension

Written by | September 5, 2018 | 0

World Football governing body FIFA, has extended its ban on former Ghana FA chief Kwesi Nyantakyi from all football activities by an additional 45 days.

The CAF first vice president was initially suspended on 8 June for 90 days by the adjudicatory chamber of Fifa’s the Ethics Committee.

The committee is carrying out a formal investigation into Nyantakyi after he was filmed apparently accepting a “cash gift”.

The extension of the ban will commence on 6 September 2018. The statement said.

Background

  Mr Nyantakyi, was filmed in undercover investigation by ace undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter pretending to be a businessman.

Some of the footage from Anas’ film was later broadcast by the BBC World Service’s investigation’s programme Africa Eye.

Soon after the ban on 8 June the longest serving Ghana FA boss,   resigned from the positions he held at football’s world governing body, FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

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