FIFA clears Nyantakyi to contest Executive Council Election

By on

Kwesi-Nyantakyi2FIFA have cleared Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi 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 current 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.

The following are the candidates who have been confirmed as eligible to contest for slots on the FIFA Council: 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), Kwesi Nyantakyi (member of the FIFA Council), Leodeger Chilla (member of the FIFA Council), 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The following member Associations have withdrawn nominations for the following persons: Chabur Goc Alei (South Sudan), Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia) and Daniel Alexander Jordaan (South Africa).

ABOUT: Nana Kwesi Coomson

[email protected]

A Freelance Journalist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Editor-in-Chief of A contributory writer for Ghanaian Chronicle Newspaper. An alumnus of Adisadel College where he read General Arts. He holds first degree in Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ghana; Political Science (major) and History (minor). He has also pursued MSc Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Energy with Public Relations (PR) at the Robert Gordon University in the United Kingdom. He is a 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow (YALI) who studied at Clark Atlanta University on the Business and Entrepreneurship track. His mentors are Rupert Murdoch, Warren Buffet, Sam Jonah, Kwaku Sakyi Addo and Piers Morgan

view all posts by: Nana Kwesi Coomson  

ABOUT 233TIMES is a Ghanaian media house which serves as a major source of exclusive interviews ,music and video downloads, news and more. reports on major events,news covering entertainment, politics, sports, etc from within Ghana, Africa and beyond.

We have a platform for the amateur artistes to portray their staggering talents ...more...


facebook twitter youtube google plus linkedIn

To advertise with us or make enquiries, please visit or call +233249455142 (Selorm), +233248185848 (Nana Kwesi)