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General News of Thursday, 7 June 2018


BBC version of Anas' 'Number 12' airs

The BBC has telecast its version of Tiger Eye's exposé on corruption in Ghana Football.

The documentary among other things shows the rot overseen by various officials in the Ghana Football Association and the National Sports Authority.

Anas''Number 12' expose was done in collaboration with the BBC.

The show which was premiered Wednesday June 6 in Accra showed how bribery and corruption influenced matches and football in general in Ghana.

GFA Boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi, was seen among other things, interacting with persons he believed to be investors, quoting several sums of money to be given to those political figures and himself in order to facilitate the deal.

Several referees and officials of the National Sports Authority were shown in various scenes, taking bribes; various sums of monies to influence Ghana Premier League games in favour of one side.

Some high profile figures who were named by GFA boss Nyantakyi include Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Deputy Roads Minister, Anthony Karbo, and MP for Assin Central and Anas’ biggest critic over the last few days, Kennedy Agyapong.