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Sports News of Saturday, 21 December 2019


Elmina Sharks dissolves youth team over ‘fake’ match against Hasaascas

Ghana Premier League side, Elmina Sharks have distanced themselves from engaging in a friendly game with Sekondi Hasaacas on Friday, 20 October 2019.

The management of the Elmina-based side claim certain bad persons invade into their youth set up to organize the game at their blind side.

In a statement released by the club , the management of the Club claim certain persons invade into their youth team to organize the game at their blind side for what they suspect was done for betting purpose.

The club further explained that no
No such match happened’ and want the scoreline scrapped from the books.

The statement read:

“The management of Elmina Sharks have learnt with shock a match that was played today Friday 20th December, 2019 between Sekondi Hassacas football club and Elmina Sharks at the Essipong Stadium.

“Management wish to make it known that no such match happened. The last friendly match that was played by the Fearsome Elmina Sharks was against Medeama SC at Ndoum stadium on Wednesday 18th December, 2019.

“Preliminary investigation shows that some persons contacted the Academy side of Elmina Sharks without the knowledge of management to engage in this match.

“There is a case of suspected betting involved, in line with the zero tolerance for betting the Academy side of Elmina Sharks have been dissolved and all those involved have been sanctioned.

“A formal report will be sent to the GFA for organizers to be dealt with accordingly.

We ask all supporters of this great team to stay calm while management deals with this to its logical conclusion.”

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