Kwesi Nyantakyi

Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi has rubbished a report claiming that he will be running for the CAF presidency in 2017.

A report carried on a website claimed that the lawyer is being groomed to be the president of the continent’s governing body.

According to the report Issa Hayatou will step down as the leader of African football with the Ghanaian administrator already touted as his replacement.

The report even went further by stating that Nyantakyi will battle former Ivory Coast FA boss Jacques Anouma but the Ghana FA leaders says the report is far off the mark

“It is too far for me to think about 2017 now. I have not said this anywhere and I don’t know where this report is coming from,” Nyantakyi told MTNFootball.com.

“I am currently preoccupied with my duties as Ghana FA president and a member of the Caf executive committee.”

Nyantakyi is the chairman of the Ethics Committee of CAF and his innovative ideas during CAF Executive Committee meetings has impressed many.

He also works on the Fifa Olympic Football Committee.

Source: MTNFootball.com

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