Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo dissolves country’s FA

Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo dissolves country’s FA

This action follows after Anas released the investigative documentary, titled 'Number 12: on Wednesday showing over 70 referees and other football officials taking bribes before games with the intention of manipulating the outcomes of the games and selections.

In the resignation letter signed by Nyantakyi, he issues an unreserved apology to all Ghanaians for the disappointment his indiscretion caused them but insists that it was not an admission of any wrongdoing.

The Ghanaian government has chose to shut down the Ghanaian Football Association following allegations of corruption in the organisation that have surfaced in recent days.

Ghana's U-20 team also won a historic World Cup under his reign. Ministers and Deputy Ministers of State for indiscretion in associating them with the private conversations on the video.

"It stemmed out of the controversies generated by investigative report of Tiger Eye PI".

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President Akufo-Addo has since reported the conduct of Mr. Nyantakyi to the Criminal Investigations Department and has been subsequently charged with defrauding by false pretense.

Kwesi Nyantakyi was President of the Ghana Football Association in the last 13 years and was CAF Vice President up until his resignation on Friday. I take sole and personal responsibility for the proceedings on the video.

Asiamah said the decision had been a hard one to take, and is aware that it is likely to trigger some sort of action from world football's governing body FIFA, who strictly forbid the interference of government in the national federations. In one clip, Range Marwa, a major worldwide referee from Kenya is seen taking $600 from a man reportedly posing as a Ghanaian official.

Football is Ghana's national sport and the revelations have sent shockwaves through the country, just under a week before the start of the World Cup finals in Russian Federation, for which they failed to qualify.

But an undercover film shows him apparently placing the $65,000 "shopping money" into a black plastic bag from a reporter pretending to be a businessman keen to invest in Ghanaian football.

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