Old wounds Nii Lante damaged GFA before leaving – Sannie Daara

Nii Lante Vanderpuije should be blamed for the GFA’s growing unpopularity, according to Sannie Daara.

  • Published:
Nii Lante damaged GFA before leaving – Sannie Daara play

Nii Lante damaged GFA before leaving – Sannie Daara

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Ibrahim Sannie Daara believes former sports minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuije must be blamed for the association’s recent financial woes.

The Black Stars failed to play any friendly match during the FIFA international break, leading to numerous criticisms coming the way of the FA.

READ ALSO: Money Man: Floyd Mayweather puts his GH¢20.7 million super car up for sale

The FA explained that they could not raise enough money to play a friendly with other nations.

And Sannie Daara has fingered the former sports minister for the FA’s financial difficulties.

According to him, Nii Lante’s constant ‘demonization’ of the FA left many sponsors pulling out of deals with the association.

Nii-Lantey-Vanderpuye-3333.jpg play Former Sports minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuije

In an interview with Starr FM, Sannie said: “These are not good times for us. We used to have a lot of sponsors. A lot of them have pulled out. Our other sources of funding are not as glorious as they used to be.

“I will say our previous Minister did not help us. Nii Lante Vanderpuije really damaged us with the way he posited the Ghana Football Association – always seeking desperately to demonize us in all cases.

READ ALSO: Doping: Some local players use performance-­ enhancement drugs – JE Sarpong

“Imagine if you’re a company and you find the Minister is at loggerheads with the body [GFA], will it be a place [you would put your money]?”

Nii Lante’s tenure as Sports Minister was characterized by bad blood between the ministry and the GFA, with their relationship reaching breaking point.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Video Diver finds body of Gyan’s friend, Castrobullet
2 Photos Meet stunning ex-girlfriend of Jordan Ayewbullet
3 Premier League All my ex-boyfriends were Manchester United fansbullet
4 Black Stars 6 times Asamoah Gyan has saved Ghana on the football fieldbullet
5 Black Stars Skipper Yvonne Okoro denies dating Stephen Appiahbullet
6 Transfer News Barcelona to sue Neymar for €8.5 million for...bullet
7 Transfer News Brighton & Hove Albion set to sign Ghanaian...bullet
8 Ghanaian Players Abroad West Ham co-owner runs out of...bullet
9 Video Jordan Ayew scores fabulous goal for Swansea Citybullet
10 Video Watch this sensational goal by Brighton bound...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Diver finds body of Gyan’s friend, Castrobullet
2 Video Neymar scores brace and assist twice in PSG 6-2 winbullet
3 Video Goals and highlights of Raphael Dwamenabullet
4 Video Kevin-Prince Boateng discloses why he terminated Las Palmas dealbullet
5 Video Actor eyes Black Star coaching job after entering into coachbullet
6 Video Watch skills of new Levante signing Emmanuel Boatengbullet
7 Video Watch Ghanaian striker's brace against Celticbullet
8 Video Did referee Gagba make right penalty call?bullet
9 Video Watch David Accam & Latif Blessing score in the MLSbullet
10 Video Boakye Yiadom scores and assists in Red Star...bullet

Football