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GHANA FA BOSS AMONG 50 MOST POWERFUL MEN IN FOOTBALL

Ghana FA boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi have been ranked among the 50 most powerful men in the world of football.

Nyantakyi who doubles as the first vice president of Confederation of African Football (CAF) is ranked 46th in the world as he is regarded as one of the most influential personalities in the game.

The biggest sporting broadcaster in US, ESPN said “Football is big business — a global sport with multiple leagues and teams and international competitions all vying for your attention (and money). But who wields the most influence in the game, those men and women who have some combination of money, authority and power to shape the sport?”

The rankings done by ESPN rated current FIFA President, Gianni Infantino as the most influential person in world’s football with the tenth spot occupied by Cristiano Ronaldo.

The top 50 most influential people in football as released by ESPN are:

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50. David
Chung

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49. Bridget
Rohde

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48. Charlie
Stilitano

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47. Tite

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46. Kwesi
Nyantakyi

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45. Gordon
Taylor

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44. Marina
Granovskaya

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43. Nelio
Lucas

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42. Kia
Joorabchian

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41. David
Elleray

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40. Michael
Lauber

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39. Fatma
Samoura

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38. Jorge
Sampaoli

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37. Jack
Ma

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36. Alexei
Miller

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35. Philippe
Blatter

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34. Ahmad
Ahmad

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33. Roman
Abramovich

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32. Theo
Theodoridis

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31. Alejandro
Dominguez

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30. Victor
Montagliani

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29. Zhang
Jindong

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28. Hasan
Al Thawadi

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27. Sheikh
Salman

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26. Wang
Jianlin

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25. Christian
Seifert

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24. Jaume
Roures

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23. Ed
Woodward

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22. Javier
Tebas

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21. Paul
Pogba

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20. Nasser
Al Khelaifi

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19. Vitaly
Mutko

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18. Neymar

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17. Pierluigi
Collina

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16. “John”
(Football Leaks)

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15. Jose
Mourinho

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14. Andrea
Agnelli

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13. Zvonimir
Boban

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12. Sunil
Gulati

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11. David
Gill

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10. Cristiano
Ronaldo

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9. Pep
Guardiola

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8. Mino
Raiola

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7. Lionel
Messi

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6. Florentino
Perez

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5. Jorge
Mendes

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4. Richard
Scudamore

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3. Aleksander
Ceferin

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2. Karl-Heinz
Rummenigge

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1. Gianni
Infantino

The FIFA Council member, Kwesi Nyantakyi comes after CAF president Ahmad Ahmad and FIFA general secretary Fatima Samoura who are ranked 34th and 39th respectively.

GhanaMansports.com congratulates Kwesi Nyantakyi on this achievement.

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