Number 12: FIFA slaps 90-day ban on Nyantakyi



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The ethics committee of FIFA has issued a 90-day ban to Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwasi Nyantakyi with immediate effect.

This comes after Ghana’s FA President was implicated in a corruption piece by investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

The ethics committee of FIFA has issued a statement banning Mr. Nyantakyi from all football related activities for 90 days.

According to the ethics committee of FIFA, the ban may be extended for an additional period not exceeding 45 days.

 

Read statement below:

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 ban comes into force immediately.

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.

Ghana | atinkaonline.com