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Sports News of Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Source: Ghana Soccernet

Berekum Chelsea wants GHC15,000 compensation from GFA and StarTimes

Berekum Chelsea is demanding an amount GH¢15,000 from Ghana Premier League broadcast holders Star Times for failing to show their match day 17 Ghana Premier League game with Aduana at the Berekum Golden City Park.

According to officials of Chelsea they were informed by Star Times of the live coverage but that did not happen.

Director of Berekum Chelsea, Nana Sarfo Oduro, in an interview with Atinka Sports Court show, said the club is writing to the FA to register their displeasure as well us demand compensation.

“We were notified that the game will be live on TV so we had to play on Saturday instead of the usual Sunday”.

“As you know, our community is a very traditionall area and most poeple attend funerals on Saturday but we had no option due to the TV schedule”,

“Also, fans of our opponents who could have travelled with the team decided to stay back and watch on TV but the game was never shown”,

“We are therefore asking the GFA nd StarTimes to recompense us to cover our losses at the gate and some other costs for arrangements we had made to receive the TV crew”, he added

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