Nyantakyi cleared for re-election

Kwesi Nyantakyi - Cleared

Kwesi Nyantakyi – Cleared

Ghana FA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi has been cleared by FIFA to contest for the World Football governing body’s upcoming Executive Council election scheduled for March 16 in Addis Ababa.

Mr. Nyantakyi who is an incumbent member of the FIFA Council, is eligible to contest for a slot on the council after passing an integrity check carried out by the Governance Committee in conformity with article 27.5 (d) of the Governance regulations.

Under the new FIFA reform laws, persons who hold or seek to hold an official FIFA position, must undergo an integrity check prior to their election or re-election.

And failure to pass the check would have disqualified the CAF executive member.

Others confirmed as eligible to contest for slots on the FIFA Council are Issa Hayatou (presidency CAF and vice-president FIFA Council); Ahmad (presidency CAF and vice-president FIFA Council); Constant Omari Selemani (member of the FIFA Council); Lydia Nsekera (member of the FIFA Council) and Leodeger Chilla (member of the FIFA Council).

The rest are Almamy Kabele Camara (member of the FIFA Council); Hany Abo Rida (member of the FIFA Council); Tarek Bouchamaoui (member of the FIFA Council) and Augustin Sidy Diallo  (member of the FIFA Council).

The following members Associations have withdrawn nominations for the following persons: Chabur Goc Alei (South Sudan); Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia) and Daniel Alexander Jordaan (South Africa).-GFA

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