- The president of Ghana is looking to collapse the GFA as it exists without care for FIFA's consequences
- Veteran journalist Kwabena Yeboah has been named as the president's choice for new leadership
Information from sources that YEN.com.gh has spoken to indicates that the President Nana Akufo-Addo, has held talks about collapsing the GFA executive committee and general assembly.
According to our well placed sources, those the president is consulting within and outside of his government.
These talks have been necessitated by the revelations from the investigative documentary done by journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
The video holds serious implications for referees, administrators and even footballers.
The president and his vice were even dragged into the issues. The video shows football association president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, bragging about a supposed relationship he holds with the presidency.
Nyantakyi is seen alleging that President Akufo-Addo is personally in serious debts hence would need kickbacks from deals.
Nyantakyi also alleges that the president and some of his ministers are close friends through whom he could seek favour for investors.
The investors in this case were the team behind Anas' undercover investigations.
About 100 local and international referees and administrators have been implicated. They have been shown willing to comply with bribers to rig football games.
Reacting to the video, ace sports journalist Dan Kweku Yeboah, has called for a total shutdown of the football administration process in Ghana.
The Ghana Football Association on its part is calling for the investigator Aremeyaw Anas, to cooperate with it in investigating.
Meanwhile, our sources have hinted that the name of veteran sports broadcaster Kwabena Yeboah has been mentioned in corridors of state power as chairing an interim football association.
It is unclear if the veteran has been spoken to by President Akufo-Addo. However, information indicates that the president is willing to have Yeboah in place, despite the sanctions that could be thrown at Ghana by FIFA.
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