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29.10.2020 Football News

AshGold’s Stadium Equipment Worth Over USD$172,000 Stolen By Thieves

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Obuasi Len Clay Stadium
LISTEN OCT 29, 2020
Obuasi Len Clay Stadium

Thieves have stolen equipment worth USD$172,000 for the repairs at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium ahead of the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of the club, Emmanuel Frimpong, cables for the reinstallation of floodlights at the Len Clay Sports has gone missing.

“The items are cables for the installation of the spoilt floodlights at the stadium," he told Pulse.com.gh.

"The items worth over USD$172,000.
“However, plans are underway to get the issue fixed.

“The police have started an investigation into the matter to bright the perpetuators of the crime to book,” he added.

There are also reports the thieves dug a tunnel to get into the stadium to steal the cables meant for the floodlights.

Meanwhile, the Len Clay Sports Stadium is supposed to undergo reinspection before it is approved by the Club Licensing Board for usage for the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League.

Ashgold will use the same venue for the 2020/21 Caf Confederations Cup campaign.

Only four stadia namely Accra Sports Stadium, Cape Coast Sports Stadium, Nana Gyemang Badu Park and WAFA Park have been cleared for usage by the board.

The Ghana Premier League will kick off on November 13, 2020.

AshGold will open the season with a clash against Karela FC at the Len Clay Sports Stadium.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

Sports Journalist

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