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Ethics Committee clears Nyantakyi in match fixing scandal

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By Ishmeal Martey

 

The Ghana Football Association’s ethics committee, has cleared Kwesi Nyantakyi, FA president of any wrong doings following the match fixing allegations brought up against him by UK based newspaper The Telegraph.

The Ghana Football Association Boss was named together with two other persons Christopher Forsythe, a licensed FIFA football agent and Obed Nketia a football administrator in an alleged match fixing scandal, where the parties were said to have been negotiating a deal to play a match of convenience involving the senior national team, the Black Stars .

The case was reported to FIFA who in turn, referred it to the Ethics Committee of the GFA. After sitting on the case the committee quashed the allegations leveled against the head of the Ghana Football but also disclosed, that the two other persons Obed Nketia and Christopher Forsythe will continue to appear before the committee for further investigations.

Nana Ampofo Agyei head of the Ethics Committee in interview said,

"We found that there is nothing implicating Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi because from FIFA’s investigation nothing has been found and our own investigations and also form questions put to the two gentlemen we were satisfied that there was also again nothing against him."

 

 

 

 

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