Youth and Sports Minister, Isaac Kwame Asiamah has confirmed that Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has dissolved the Ghana Football Association after the airing of the “Number 12” video.
The President of the Association was filmed allegedly collecting $65,000 from a Tiger Eye crew who posed as an ‘investors’ to influence the president and vice-president to get road contracts.
The dissolution is likely to attract a FIFA ban as its rules oblige member associations to manage their own affairs “independently and with no influence from third parties.”
FIFA banned Nigeria in 2014 after its High Court disbanned the Football Association after a poor showing at the World Cup in Brazil.
A ban would mean no Ghanaian team, including club sides, can play in regional, continental or international competitions.
It is actually argued that the president does not have the power to dissolve an incorporated organisation.
Mr Nyantakyi has already been charged with defrauding with false pretense.
Below is the statement…