Tag Archives: Kwesi Nyantakyi

“Ghana Premier League not dead, social media proves it”- Kwesi Nyantakyi

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says the Ghana Premier League still has a lot of following despite contrary claims. The 2018 season started off at 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. Citi Sports’ checks of the leading Twitter trends ...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi: Corruption perception against GFA is “useless talk”

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has described perceptions of the country’s football governing body being corrupt as “useless talk”. The GFA has come under attack from a section of the public since revelations of embezzlement during the 2014 world cup came to light during the Dzamefe Commission of Enquiry sittings. For years, the GFA has had to ...

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Unhappy Nyantakyi responds to Fianoo’s “opprobrium”

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President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi has cautioned GHALCA boss Kudjoe Fianoo to stop publicly badmouthing him amid recent comments from the latter. Fianoo, in recent times has become increasingly critical of the GFA president, questioning Nyantakyi’s commitment in leading the Association. Nyantakyi has swiftly warned Fianoo to stay focus on his work as GHALCA boss and avoid ...

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GFA to create permanent ExCo seat for women- Nyantakyi

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President of the Ghana Football Association, 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. ...

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“No more cash rewards for Starlets”- Kwesi Nyantakyi

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says 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 for the ...

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GFA to give GHS 20,000 to bribe whistle blowers

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The Ghana Football Association has taken a huge step to combat the growing canker of bribery in the Ghana Premier League by offering GHS 20,000 to anyone who provides concrete information on incidents of the act. The league, in recent years, has been hit with several bribery scandals and allegations made towards officials and players alike with some prominent club ...

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GFA Summit: New strategies will help attract sponsorship for the league- Kwesi Nyantakyi

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President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi says he is optimistic that the Ghana Premier League will get a major headline sponsor before the commencement of next season’s campaign. The GFA has struggled to attract sponsors for the league which has resulted in the league going two years without a major sponsor. The GFA during its just-ended summit in ...

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GFA Summit begins in Cape Coast

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The 3-day summit organised by the Ghana Football Association in Cape Coast began on Monday with a host of stakeholders both in and out of the FA present at the event. The summit is aimed at resolving the major problems affecting the local game as well as finding ways to achieve greater successes in the future. The summit was opened ...

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Ghana football is dying – Fred Pappoe

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Former vice president of the Ghana Football Association Fred Pappoe has said football in the country is dying and will take an attitudinal change from stakeholders to reverse the trend. Pappoe, who spent five years serving as Kwesi Nyantakyi’s vice between 2005 and 2010, was reacting to news that Division One league clubs will have to cough up a whopping ...

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