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Match Fixing Scandal: GFA president reveals when full reports will be released

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Football News Match Fixing Scandal: GFA president reveals when full reports will be released
OCT 27, 2021 LISTEN

Ghana Football Association (GFA) president, Kurt E.S Okraku has hinted that the full report for the match-fixing scandal that rocked the country is on its concluding part and it is likely to be released this week.

The matchday 35 game between Ashgold and relegated Inter Allies grabbed the headlines in the local and international front for the wrong reasons.

Hashmin Musah of Inter Allies scored two own goals and claimed he was informed officials of Ashgold have placed a bet on the game.

The Ghana FA was however forced to sanction an investigation into an alleged match-fixing scandal at the end of the season after Ashanti Gold SC smashed Inter Allies FC 7-0.

After months of investigations, the GFA is now looking forward to the final verdict of the matter this week.

“The recent incident of match-fixing will surely be put to rest after the investigating team presents its verdict, hopefully, this week,” he said on Tuesday during the launch of the 2021/2022 Ghana Premier League.

Meanwhile, the leader of the football association has disclosed that his outfit is doing everything possible to ensure no match-fixing or betting scandals rocks the upcoming football season.

The 2021/22 Ghana Premier League kick-off this weekend with Accra Lions hosting Elmina Sharks at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

Sports Journalist

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