BREAKING NEWS: Kwesi Nyantakyi heads to CAS to appeal FIFA Ban Featured
31 Oct

BREAKING NEWS: Kwesi Nyantakyi heads to CAS to appeal FIFA Ban

The former Ghana Football Association says he is heading to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after receiving FIFA lifetime ban on Tuesday.
The atute football administrator, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi has issued a statement to appeal his ban imposed on him by the world football governing body.
FIFA handed a lifetime ban from all football related activities to former CAF first vice president after four-month investigation by the Fifa Ethics Committee.
Mr. Nyantakyi was captured taking bribes in a video exposé dubbed #Number12 which was compiled by Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas
A statement signed by Kwesi Nyantakyi reads "I wish to express my shock and deep sadness after receiving the decision from the FIFA Ethics Adjudicatory Committee on Tuesday"
"My legal advisors are under my instructions to urgently appeal the decision as I think it was unfair, harsh and unwarranted."
"I will use all the legal channels available to seek redress and establish the facts I presented to the committee."
"Even though I have already resigned from all my football positions, it is important I establish the facts with the sole aim of clearing my name."
"At this moment I am unable to provide any further details as my lawyers are reviewing the facts for appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)."
"I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the people of Ghana, Africa and indeed across the globe for the overwhelming support and outpouring of sympathy."
Thank you.
Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi
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