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George Afriyie Insists Kwesi Nyantakyi Has Not Watched 40 GPL Games In His 13 Year Tenure

Former vice president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) George Afriyie has claimed that the president of the Ghana FA, Kwesi Nyantakyi has not watched 40 Ghana Premier League games since assuming office in 2005.

Mr Afriyie declared his intention to contest for the Ghana Football Association presidency in 2019 during his 50th birthday celebration at the Mensvic Hotel.

Following his declaration, Mr Afriyie was sacked as the Black Stars management committee chairman as well as the vice capo of the FA.

However, during an interview with Asempa FM, Mr Afriyie claimed that the CAF 1st vice of not paying attention to the local league claiming he has what it takes rebrand Ghana football.

“During World Cups matches, president of FIFA go all the various stadia to watch the matches and the same thing happens during AFCON,” he told Asempa FM.

“Nana Akufo Addo has been able to give us free education because he has was able to tour the country and he saw the problem of the people.

“At the end of the season, the Premier League matches played will amount to 3120 since Kwesi Nyantakyi assumed office as the president of the GFA in 2005.

“After 13 years that he took over, I can confidently say that he [Kwesi Nyantakyi] has not has not watched 40 Premier League matches.

“We are underground and we know what is happening and for him to sack me as the vice president of the Ghana Football Association, he has done a very big mistake.

“I have the solution to Ghana Football because I have been to most of the stadia and I know what is going on and one of my campaign messages is that clubs will not pay officiating fees,” he added.

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