Tag Archives: Kwesi Nyantakyi

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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“I’m not interested in GFA presidency”- Odotei Sowah

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Former Managing Director of Hearts of Oak, Vincent Odotei Sowah, has ruled himself out of the running for GFA boss when the association goes to the polls in 2019. Current president Kwesi Nyantakyi’s tenure as president ends in 2019 and the 49 year-old is not expected to contest for the presidency after serving for 12 years. Odotei Sowah, who is ...

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GFA divided over Kwesi Nyantakyi’s future

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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 extra ordinary congress held in Tamale in 2015,Nyantakyi was reelected for a third term unopposed after several attempts to thwart his reelection through ...

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“Poor infrastructure cost Kenya CHAN 2018 tournament”-Kwesi Nyantakyi

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CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says that the Confederation of African Football was not impressed with the state of infrastructure in Kenya thus the decision to take away the hosting rights of the 2018 African Nations Championships. CAF’s Executive Committee took the decision on Saturday in Accra after its meeting to look at several important issues pertaining to the ...

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