Ghana football rocked by damning documentary

Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations

Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations

The Ghana Football Association is being disbanded following the information brought forward by Anas Aremeyaw Anas' When Greed and Corruption Become the Norm, reportsBBC Africa.

Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen receiving a $65,000 cash gift from undercover journalists with the belief that they were meeting to discuss a sponsorship deal.

He was pictured taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter pretending to be a businessman.

"The decision was taken upon the request of the chairperson of the investigatory chamber of the Ethics Committee carrying out the formal investigation proceedings into Mr Nyantakyi, pursuant to art. 83 par.1 and art. 84 par".

He has not commented on the allegations.

The suspension is pending an investigation into whether he had broken FIFA's code of ethics, it added in a statement.

Asiamah said the decision had been a hard one to take, and is aware that it is likely to trigger some sort of action from world football's governing body FIFA, who strictly forbid the interference of government in the national federations.

Mr Nyantakyi had made tackling corruption a major part of his message since taking the helm of the GFA.

Akufo-Addo, who watched the video last month, denied any knowledge of Nyantakyi's claims and has instigated a criminal investigation against the administrator for fraudulently using the President's name.

But reacting to the investigative piece, Blue Boy who is also spotted in the investigation indicated that if Anas in his latest work paid bribes to referees to also influence a match between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak, then Anas is the most wicked person in Ghana.

The CAF vice-president went on to agree and write up the sponsorship deal on behalf of the GFA, which could have allowed a cut to go to a company he owned.

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