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Press Review of Tuesday, 26 January 1999

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African Sports

One of the inside page stories of the African sports has the headline "Terrorism No. Answer to the Hearts Puzzle". The paper writes about the search for the crooks who attempted to transfer yaw Sakyi under dubious circumstances.

According to the paper, as the night turns to day, the issue appears to be getting even more intriguing with all kinds of claims and accusations being made by parties involved in the whole affair.

Whilst some claim the principal culprits are Abubakar Ouattara and Harry Zakkour, others also believe that Mr. George Aduse Poku "Gerogido" was the man who faked the International Transfer Certificate (ITC) which sought to transfer Yaw Sakyi. The paper says speculations are that coach Ouattera is being manipulated by disgluntled elements against Ato Ahwoi and Harry Zakkour regime to cause disaffection for Mr. Zakkour. According to the paper, some Hearts fans stormed the Police Station in Kumasi where the Parties involved had converged, chanting and attempted to lynch the principal witness in the whole matter, coach Abubakar Ouattara. The paper asks why should anyone want to subvert the course of Justice by resorting to threats and intimidation, and in whose interest is this group of aggressors working. This is one investigation everyone in Ghana agrees should be conducted to its logical conclusion, so nothing must be done to subvert it, the paper concludes.