The former president was found guilty of bribery, corruption, conflicts of interest and the acceptance of bribes. He must also pay a fine of approximately 440,000 in euro.
Nyantakyi was in may of this year, was arrested at the airport of Accra. That happened on the orders of the president, Nana Akufo-Addo, the president of the African country. Direct response to the attempts of Nyantakyi to the name of the president to potential investors to entice money in certain projects. The talks were by an investigative journalist on video recorded and later broadcast on television.
The former Ghanaian voetbalbaas held at the African confederation and FIFA also prominent administrative positions. He was in the past more than once accused of corruption, but could for a long time, persecution escape.