Sports activities Information of Friday, 17 May well 2019
Asante Kotoko have dismissed promises they attempted to bribe a referee throughout their Unique Competition match against AshantiGold at the weekend.
Retired referee Robert Tawiah Mensah alleged that an formal of the Porcupine Warriors approached him to aid bribing referees right before the match.
According to the retired referee, a single Kofi Oduro, popularly known as Hon. Sheeshela, who is acknowledged to be a shut confidante of Kotoko chairman Dr. Kwame Kyei is demanding a refund of a meant GH 8,000 he paid out to the match officials.
The Ghana FA Normalisation Committee is anticipated to open up a official investigation into the issue.
Kotoko has considering that responded with a strongly worded assertion denying any wrongdoing.
”The Govt Chairman and management of Asante Kotoko Sporting Club have acquired with shock and dismay information circulating in media circles on an alleged bribery scandal involving 1 Sheshela and becoming linked to the club,” a club statement read through.
”The bribery allegation is linked to the match in between Kotoko and Ashgold and is alleged to have transpired involving the claimed Sheshela and a referee and it contained in a leaked audio that has long gone viral.
”The Executive Chairman and Administration wishes to condition unequivocally that neither the Govt Chairman nor an official of the club has engaged in the stated act and neither has the mentioned Sheshela been contacted to interact in the act for and on behalf of the club.”