World Football governing body, FIFA says it is “extremely disturbed and saddened’ to hear the news that a local journalist based in Ghana- Ahmad Hussein- Suale – was shot dead in Accra on Wednesday night.

He was a member of Tiger Eye Private Investigations and had investigated corruption in Ghana's football leagues.

The undercover report on cash gifts led to a lifetime ban for the former head of Ghana's Football Association.
In a statement, FIFA said it ‘has been extremely disturbed and saddened to hear of the news that a local journalist based in Ghana – Mr Ahmed Hussein-Suale – was shot dead yesterday.

“FIFA reiterates its support for journalists doing important investigative work, which on many occasions leads to an improvement in government standards, not only in football but across the board in public life,” the statement added.