- The ex GFA president is alleging that the team at TigerEye is lying to Ghanaians about money they gave him
- Nyantakyi is expected to host a press conference on the issue very soon
The immediate former president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, reportedly preparing to set records straight. In the upcoming week, Nyantakyi is expected to give his complete side of the story about the allegations of bribery he is facing.
Samson Lardy of Joy News' Newsfile hinted at the ex GFA boss' intentions. Although it is not clear when Nyantakyi will speak to the press, his resignation letter captures what the embattled administrator is looking to do.
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One of the issues he is looking to set straight, according to sources, is the amount of money he reportedly took and how he came by it.
So far, the public narrative has been the version of the story as told by Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his firm, TigerEye Private Investigations. According to them, the amount they gave to Kwesi Nyantakyi at the point of recording for their piece was $65,000. However the Wa All Stars owner has a different story.
Lardy on his show on Saturday morning mentioned that according to close sources, the amount of money given to Nyantakyi was $40,000.
According to these sources, the transaction as shown in the video was actually Tiger Eye PI giving back money to Nyantakyi for trips he prepaid for. The trips are said to have amounted to $61,000. It was a sum of three trips to Dubai made by Nyantakyi while he thought he was in business with Anas and co.
TigerEye PI agaents sought to implicate Nyantakyi in misconduct and bribery on video.
There is very little contextual support in the video for Nyantakyi's alleged defence. This is because he is seen profusely thanking the posers profusely and nothing is said about reimbursement.
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Of the three trips Nyantakyi reportedly made while he thought he was in business with TigerEye, one included Liberian president, George Weah. Mr Weah was then not a seeking support for his campaign and the promise for the trip was for him to meet a supposed wealthy "sheikh".
According to the information Lardy relayed from the sources, the ex GFA boss will soon hold a press conference on the issue. He has already referred to Anas and his team as "scammers".
Nyantakyi has so far been banned from all football related activities for 90 days by FIFA.
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