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Ghanaian FA names new head after corruption scandal

2019-10-28 07:56
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Accra - The Ghanaian Football Association on Friday named a new president more than a year after a corruption scandal forced a major shake-up of the game in the West African nation.

Kurt Okraku - chief executive of local Premier League club Dreams FC - filled the position left vacant since Kwesi Nyantakyi stepped down after an undercover documentary showed him soliciting kickbacks worth millions of dollars.

Nyantakyi was banned from football for life by the sport's world governing body FIFA last October after being found guilty of bribery and corruption. 

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