[ 2017-03-20 ]
I’ll protect Ghana’s interest – Nyantakyi
Ghana Football Association (GFA) President and
member of the FIFA Executive Council, Kwesi
Nyantakyi says he would consider the interest of
Ghana when it comes to taking decisions that
affects his country.
Mr. Nyantakyi will begin his second term on the
FIFA Council after he was re – elected onto the
FIFA Council for the second term in Addis Ababa,
Speaking at a press briefing on his return, the
Ghana football chief said that even though he is
not going to be bias in his dealings as a member
of the FIFA council, he will make sure he protects
the country’s interest when it comes to taking
“My election is not an individual effort. I’m a
Ghanaian and if a Ghanaian happens to be on an
international platform that has the ability or has
been charged with the responsibilities of taking
decisions which affects Ghana, I Will make sure I
protect the interest.” he said.
“It does not mean I will tilt decisions in favour
of Ghana whether right or wrong, I will be fair to
all because we are to protect and develop African
football and the world” he added.
Nyantakyi secured 33 out of the 53 votes with his
challenger Leodegar Tenga from Tanzania polling
the remaining 20 to win by 62.6%.
Nyantakyi secures a four – year term on the FIFA
Council after serving just six months in office in
his previous victory for the same position.
Source - The Ghanaina Times
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