Former Ghanaian international Laryea Kingston insists the global ban handed to former FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi is “harsh”.
Nyantakyi’s 13-year reign as head of the country’s football governing body ended in ignominy after the world body’s ethics committee banned him for life after being found guilty of bribery and corruption charges in October 30, 2018.
The committee found Nyantakyi guilty of “conflicts of interest”, “bribery and corruption” and “commission” after being caught on camera accepting alleged bribes.
But the 39-year-old, scored six goals in 41 appearance for Ghana insists the punishment is harsh.
“For me I feel very sad and bad about that situation. He( Nyantakyi) Fred Pappoe had always been with during our time, he told Untold Stories which airs on Starr FM.
“Something like shouldn’t have happened. It should not happen to him or any human being. Its very harsh and unfortunate.
“He had done extremely well compared to his predecessors. If you compare to him to the previous chairmen, he is if not the best if you put everything together.”
year reign as head of world governing body Fifa has ended in ignominy after the world body’s ethics committee banned him for eight years.
The former powerful man was weighed down by a slew of corruption allegations.
He has always denied the allegations, and has appealed FIFA’s ruling at the Court of Arbitration for Sport which is yet to be heard.