Ghana has chose to dissolve its national football association a day after officials, including the body's president, were shown in a documentary taking kickbacks. He is considered the second most powerful person in Ghanaian football.
Youth and Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah told KweséESPN that the dissolution means all football activity is on hold in the country.
The Ghana Football Association is being disbanded following the information brought forward by Anas Aremeyaw Anas' When Greed and Corruption Become the Norm, reportsBBC Africa.
The Ministry say they have been forced to act "as a result of the pervasive nature of the rot within the GFA" and that they have "taken immediate steps to have the GFA dissolved".
Below is the full statement from the President of Ghana.
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Nyantakyi was accused in an explosive documentary called "Number 12", aired on Wednesday by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, of soliciting bribes amounting to several million dollars.
Ghana, who have played at three previous World Cups, missed out on the this year's tournament which starts in Russian Federation on June 14.
"The chairperson of the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee has provisionally banned the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and FIFA Council member, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, for a duration of 90 days". In one clip, Range Marwa, a major worldwide referee from Kenya is seen taking $600 from a man reportedly posing as a Ghanaian official.
Ghana risks being suspended from the 2026 World Cup hosting vote next week, when it had been expected to vote for fellow African country Morocco against the joint bid of the United States, Canada and Mexico.
He also boasted of his relationship with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, suggesting the president and his vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, were susceptible to bribery, and that the two could be influenced with $5 million and $3 million respectively.