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Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed President of 2018 CAF World Cup Committee

President of the Ghana Football Association and CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been appointed President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee. The Committee was set up to plan out the adequate kind of support that CAF can provide to African representatives at the competition. Nyantakyi will be assisted by Zambian football legend and CAF EXCO member, Kalusha Bwalya, ...

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GFA divided over Kwesi Nyantakyi’s future

With two years remaining on his current tenure as President of the Ghana football association, Kwesi Nyantakyi does not enjoy the overwhelming support from within the association that he has been used to in the past. At an extraordinary congress held in Tamale in 2015, Nyantakyi was reelected for a third term unopposed after several attempts to thwart his reelection ...

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Nyantakyi, Afriyie vow to settle differences at GFA

The two most important men at the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi and George Afriyie, have promised to put aside their differences and work together for the growth and development of the game in Ghana. Their resolution comes after a closed-door meeting at the Sports Ministry on August 2. The fallout of the meeting is appearing a week after the ...

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Calculated steps: The contrasting fortunes of Kwesi Nyantakyi and Ghana football

Following the appointment of Kwesi Nyantakyi to the position of CAF 1st Vice-President, Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia believes that while the GFA boss’ personal rise is wonderful, he has done little in terms of building Ghana football. Carefully laid Plans On days of accountability, he enters with the aura of a mobster, flanked by “well-wishers” and statuesque men from the ...

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RAHMAN WRITES: GFA’s deafening silence endorses racial abuse against Muntari

“I gave him my shirt, to teach him that you’re not supposed to do that. I needed to set an example so he grows up to be nice”. This deep statement is not from Martin Luther King Jnr or Nelson Mandela, but from former Black Stars midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari, to one of the children who joined in the racial ...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi to quit GFA in 2019

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has revealed that he will walk away from the entity in 2019, when his term of office comes to an end. He was re-elected to the office of GFA President in 2015 for a third term, and he has moved on to gain positions in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) ...

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REVEALED: Nyantakyi, Oti Akenteng ‘swerve’ Andre Ayew in CAF POTY voting

It has emerged that President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi and the head of the GFA’s Technical Directorate, Francis Oti Akenteng, did not choose Black Stars forward Andre Ayew as part of their top picks for the Glo CAF Player of the Year. Ayew was part of the initial 30-man shortlist for the award which also had ...

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University of Ghana to introduce course in Sports Administration

The University of Ghana (UG) and the Ghana Football Association (GFA), are set to introduce a course in Sports Administration at the University, as part of efforts to develop sports in the country. This is to make up for shortfalls in effective sports managerial skills. Speaking to the media on Tuesday, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, President of GFA stated that the ...

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