Athletics Information of Friday, 14 June 2019
Previous President of the Ghana Soccer Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, will problem his life ban from soccer for ethics violations at the Court docket of Arbitration for Activity upcoming month.
The Switzerland-based mostly courtroom, which discounts with particularly offers with sporting activities difficulties, mentioned the hearing is on July 4.
Verdicts usually comply with inside of a couple months.
Nyantakyi was filmed by controversial investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas accepting $65,000 in hard cash from the undercover reporter posing as businessmen searching for favours.
He rejected the report as concocted and developed with special outcomes to get him out of office environment, insisting that the dollars was the promised reimbursement of the fees he and other folks travelled to Dubai to satisfy the reports but the film was unfairly edited to place him in a terrible light-weight.
He resigned days prior to the 2018 Planet Cup as the senior vice president of African soccer’s governing human body and president of the GFA.
Nyantakyi also remaining FIFA’s ruling committee, which paid out an once-a-year $250,000 stipend. He was one particular of Africa’s elected delegates given that 2016.
FIFA’s ethics committee discovered him responsible very last Oct on expenses of bribery, corruption and conflict of fascination.
Nyantakyi was also fined 500,000 Swiss francs ($504,000).