Embattled Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has resigned from his position member of FIFA’s Executive Council, Ghana Sports Online can authoritatively confirm. The CAF First Vice President has muddied himself in a corruption exposé by ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Ghana Sports Online’s incontrovertible source can confirm that Nyantakyi resigned from his position at the world football governing body on Friday.
Nyantakyi was picked up by Ghana’s Criminal Investigative Department a fortnight ago following a complaint by Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo for influence peddling by false pretence. Nyantakyi is considered to have defrauded some potential investors and is captured on video describing how he would assist them take over the country. He allegedly took an amount of $65,000 from the investigators posing as investors.
Ghana Sports Online understands FIFA officials are in Ghana and will watch the premiering of the documentary at the Accra International Conference Centre on June 6, 2018. Anas Aremeyaw Anas, internationally acclaimed journalist, has collaborated with British broadcasting giants BBC to expose corruption in the Ghana in 17 African countries including Ghana. Several football officials, match officials and journalists are fingered in the exposé.
Ghana CHAN Squad Management Committee Chairman and Ghana’s Referees Appointment Committee Chairman Eddie Doku was captured taking bribe for Hearts of Oak star Patrick Razak to be given playing time during the 2017 WAFU tournament.