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Former Ghana FA president Nyantakyi banned for life by FIFA

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Former Ghana FA president Nyantakyi banned for life by FIFA

Former Ghana FA president Nyantakyi banned for life by FIFA
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ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA handed a life ban from all football activities to former Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi for various violations of their ethics code, including bribery and corruption.

Nyantakyi, a former member of FIFA's General Council, was found guilty after being filmed by an investigative journalist in a hotel room appearing to take a $65,000 bribe from a supposed businessman seeking to sponsor the Ghanaian football league.

He was also fined 500,000 Swiss Francs (391,495 pounds), FIFA said on Tuesday.

(Reporting By Nick Said, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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