Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi gets fresh FIFA post, named on Associations Committee

Published on: 01 July 2013
Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi gets fresh FIFA post, named on Associations Committee
Ghanaian Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi

Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi has landed a fresh FIFA post as he has been appointed onto FIFA's Associations Committee to add to the affable football administrator's soaring reputation, can exclusively reveal.

Nyantakyi, who is one of the rising stars in African football administrator, looks to have been handed the post following his excellent work on the governing body's Organising Committee of the 2012 Olympic Games.

With the Olympic Games coming to an end, FIFA has decided to hand the Ghana FA boss a new position in the organisation to bring his qualities and administrative skills to bear on the organisation.

This is his second FIFA appointment after serving on the Organising Committee of football for the 2012 Games in London where his qualities were noted by leaders of football.

Nyantakyi is among 23 members who shall deal with relations between FIFA and its Members and draw up proposals for optimum cooperation and enhance the relationship between FIFA and federations across the globe.

He and his committee members shall also monitor the evolution of the Statutes and regulations of FIFA, the Confederations and Members.

The appointment is the latest boost to the reputation of Nyantakyi who is highly regarded in African football circles

The Ghana Football Association president is an Executive Committee member of CAF and recently elected chairman of the Fair Play and Social Responsibility of the continent's governing body.

He is also Vice-President of the Media Committee and a member of the Organizing Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations.

His diligence at work is what led CAF to hand him the key positions after just two years of working with Africa's football governing body

Nyantakyi will also represent West B on the Consultative Committee CAF/National Associations as he is the President of WAFU B.


  • Rasheed
    says: 5 years ago
    Mynatakyie named on FIFA's Association committee and so what should we do? lick his ass or what?
  • Tony Montana
    says: 5 years ago
    This man is a great man l must confess, because of his good works he always progress and I will not surprised one day we will wakeup and heard that he is now the FIFA president, Boss congratulation and continue your good works
  • mojahadine
    says: 5 years ago
    Here we go again with those little minds, Nyantakyi regarded in African soccer as what? tag along? Ghana!! Ghana!! Ghana!!. How narrow minded some of you are, so impressed by petty things. You call this "d" bag an administrator? No wonder why we are what we are. No smarts.
  • Ogya
    says: 5 years ago
    This guy will never be anywhere near the FIFA presidency. Continue to brown nose until you get tired.
  • Notorious Canada
    says: 5 years ago
    Oh Africans and jealousy. We don't support our own kind. White people will never have such an attitude as some of the black people do. Is all about pull him down. Black man with black mind.
  • GH Panther
    says: 5 years ago
    he is doing well internationally and even locally. but there is still bribery and corruption in Ghana football administration. As head of GFA, he shd solve our internal problems before seeking laurels outside unless he is a party to it in which case FIFA has no idea what it's dealing with.