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‘Ghana Premier League not dead, social media proves it’ – Nyantakyi

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says the Ghana Premier League still has a lot of popularity despite contrary claims. The 2018 season kicked off over the weekend after some legal challenges and Kwesi Nyantakyi believes the league’s popularity was on display by virtue of the conversations on social media. He also believes the influx of more private ...

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GFA to meet Olympics over GHPL injunction

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The Ghana Football Association has invited Accra Great Olympics Football Club to meet on Friday, March 2 and discuss the latest injunction that has help up the start of the Ghana Premier League season. The new injunction was served on the GFA on Wednesday after which the FA announced the postponement of Week 1 of the Ghana Premier League. The ...

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GFA to create permanent ExCo seat for women – Nyantakyi

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi has revealed that the GFA has proposed to Congress to create an additional slot in the Executive Committee, exclusively for women. Linear Addy remains the only female member of the Executive Committee but her position is not permanent as she is only a representative of the constituent bodies of the Football Association. But ...

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No more cash rewards for Black Starlets – Kwesi Nyantakyi

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has said his outfit will stop the payment of bonuses in the future to players of the nation’s male U-17 national team, Black Starlets. The recent crop of Black Starlets players who took part in the African U-17 Championships and the World Cup in India were given USD 8,000 as rewards ...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed President of 2018 CAF World Cup Committee

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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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