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Kwesi Nyantakyi has been given a lifetime ban from all football-related activities by Fifa for a series of violations of the governing body’s ethics code, including bribery and corruption.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been dissolved by the country’s government following revelations of “widespread” corruption that implicates president Kwesi Nyantakyi, one of the most senior figures in African football and a member of the ruling Fifa Council of the world governing body.

Kwesi Nyantakyi, a member of the Fifa Council at football’s global governing body, was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of corruption in his native Ghana.

Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have confirmed a joint bid to host football’s 2030 Fifa World Cup while Ghana has set its sights on the 2038 edition of the tournament, as well as the summer Olympic Games as part of an ambitious 40-year national development plan.