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Yahaya Mohammed call on Normalization Committee to consult Kwesi Nyantakyi for advice

Aduana Stars striker, Yahaya Mohammed has implored the Normalization Committee to seek for the advice of former GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi in their reformation of football in the country.Football in Ghana has been brought to a standstill after the airing of the 'Number 12' video in June last year.After Tiger Eye PI petitioned FIFA over Mr Nyantakyi's conduct in the video, the world football governing body banned the Wa All Stars financier from all football-related activities for life with a fine of 500,000 Swizz Franc after a thorough investigation by Anas Aremeyaw Anas which expose bad practices in the game.The Normalization Committee was then instituted to review the statutes of the FA, run the day to day affairs of the FA and organize elections.The four-member committee led by Dr Kofi Amoah to has until March 31, 2019, to leave their post.However, Yahaya maintains that outcast Kwesi Nkantakyi has a wide range of expertise when it comes to the administration of football and the Normalization Committee should tap into his prowess since they are struggling to run Ghana football.”The Normalization Committee should consult former GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi secretly on how to run Ghana football”,…

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SAFA boss overlooks decline in Bafana’s record

No doubting Danny Jordaan's adept qualities as a salesman, but the SAFA president appears to have overlooked the decline in the achievements of flagship and benchmark Bafana Bafana since 2002 while lauding South African soccer's controlling body following the recent qualification of Amajita for FIFA's under-20 World Cup event in Poland.No matter what the achievements of the other national teams – and this is not meant to minimise Amajita's sterling effort or that of Banyana in reaching the finals of the FIFA women's World Cup in France – but like any other country universally the status of South African soccer will largely be judged on the record of the men's senior team.And, in this respect, Bafana will need to make up a good deal of lost ground after failing to qualify for a Soccer World Cup tournament since 2002 – the 2010 appearance was based solely on the hosting of the event – and steadily slipping from an all-time high world ranking of 16th some 20 years ago to a current modest 74th place.At the same time, South Africa earned the dubious record of becoming the only hosting country to be eliminated in the opening round of…