Corruption has held back African football-Anas Aremeyaw

The undercover Ghanaian journalist who filmed soccer officials appearing to take bribes said on Monday that African football will continue to be held back on the world stage unless corruption is tackled more vigorously.

Anas Aremeyaw Anas released a documentary last week showing African football officials, including 77 referees and Ghana’s soccer chief Kwesi Nyantakyi, allegedly taking bribes.

The documentary generated widespread uproar, prompting Ghana to launch a process to dissolve its national soccer union. On Friday, Nyantakyi said he was resigning after he was suspended by world football’s governing body FIFA.

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