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12-Jun-2018  
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Amidu Abdulai Camara, President of Kumasi based Division One side, Asokwa Deportivo has revealed that, former president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi once rewarded him with GHC5,000.00 for refusing to fix one of the club’s league matches.

      According to Mr. Camara, he received an amount of GHC 5,000.00 from Nyantakyi as an incentive when he reported that a betting company had contacted him (Camara) to fix a match.

      In an interview with the GNA Sports, the football administrator explained that the incident happened in the 2016/17 season, when his club was scheduled to play a match in the Western region.

     He said, he was promised a heavy amount by the betting company who had contacted him through the phone to fix the match.

     “In one of my games last season, a betting company came to me to fix the game for a huge sum of money. I thought about the offer carefully and made a strong decision to refuse it. So on the day I motivated my boys and we played very well and even won the match,” Camara told the GNA Sports.

     “After that, I informed the GFA president (Nyantakyi) and he gave me GHC 5,000.00 for refusing to fix the match. He gave me the money as a reward, congratulated me  and encouraged me to continue the good work.”

      “For me, I didn’t take the money because it was not right and I told myself that such money cannot be invested in my team. Since then I have never been contacted again and the number that called me from that time to today is unreachable.”

     Mr. Camara used the opportunity to advice his fellow club administrators and other officials of the game to desist from any act of corruption so that football is sanitised and brought back to its best.

     “We all have a role to play in the fight against corruption. Football should be a free and fair game. It works with rules and regulations and we should respect that. No one should control the outcome of the game. Let’s all join forces to stop bribery in our game now.”

      The GFA has been dissolved by the government of Ghana after an expose by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. The expose dubbed ‘Number 12’ saw many football officials and administrators caught on tape taking money from individuals who sought to influence the football matches.
 
 
 
Source: GNA
 
 

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Name: kwame kwame
what s.hit are you telling us. is better you be his witness than tell us this non,sense, fo.olish man. you will be same people to blame government upon government for corruption. tell him, as a moslem, will he be alive of his gre.edy act at saudi arabia or lybia? masa we dont need joke. he can never redeem his image is he keeps talking, its better he keeps quite and the soon to forget ghanaian nature forgives him. many issues had come and gone, vicky hammer $1m, wayome wayome, mahama ford, afoko dismissal etc but all almost dead but if he wanna force credibility on us, we will put him to hell, non.sense, george afriyie prophesied to him but wasnt aware, gre,edy unrepented th.ief
 
Name: Give him another chance
Is saddens my heart how some people think they are better than others. Those wishing former GFA boss bad should not ask for forgiveness when they sin. What is all this....If any of you have seen HELL non will condemn him but rather feel pity for him.
 
Name: Justice
we do not care if he gave money to you or not this is not the time to come out to say all these stories to us. what we needed has be done by the government and hoping to get new people to help in the development of our football in the country. people who will come for their own benefit. Long live our country mother Ghana.
 
Name: Eric
Why are all these coming NOW? We needed it them in the HEAT of the moment, Not now!
 
Name: Akwasi Manso
Even drug barons doing philanthropic work and give so much to the needy.
 



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