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Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has said he will name the persons in Ghana behind the ‘Number 12’ documentary by Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his TigerEye PI team.

The documentary which was premiered on June 6, 2018, sought to highlight the level of corruption in football and among football administrators in Ghana, indicting then GFA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi.

Following the showpiece, Mr. Nyantakyi was given a 15-year ban in all football activities.

The former football titan who has confirmed reports that he is interested in replacing deceased lawmaker John Kumah, in the Ejisu constituency says those behind the documentary were paid to do so and at the right time, he will name them all.

“Oh of course. People were saying Kwesi Nyantakyi was too powerful,” he said in response to the question, “do you think the team that made that investigation were paid to bring you down?”

“There are some people behind that in this country and I will name them at the right time. The football people know them and I will not say anything now because if I do, I will be asked to come and prove it in court. I leave everything to God to punish anyone involved accordingly, including myself if I committed a sin. I have no power to do anything to anyone that’s why I have left everything to God,” Nyantakyi told Captain Smart, host of Onua TV’s morning show, Maakye Tuesday, April 02, 2024.

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He said he will ensure that football is revived if he becomes a Member of Parliament.

“I will ensure that the GFA takes back its past glory. I am a former President [of the GFA], so I see myself as an insider,” he said.

“Wherever I find myself I have to use my wisdom to help improve not only football but sports as a whole. I am also a lawyer, so I will use all that to help develop football,” he added.

The former Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) says he is in constant touch with many officials of the continent’s sport-governing body and even FIFA.

He said recently when CAF officials were in Ghana for the 13th African Games, he was apprised of all the activities regarding football ahead of the competition.

He says he continues to watch football and he is in an appeals process to overturn the 15-year ban imposed on him by football’s world-governing body.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is expected to open nominations for the Ejisu primary later today, Tuesday, April 02.

Mr. Nyantakyi says delegates have resolved to pick the forms on his behalf.