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Match fixing scandal: AshantiGold CEO Emmanuel Frimpong banned for eight years over Inter Allies game

Ashantigold Sporting Club Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Frimpong has been handed a eight-year ban by the Ghana Football Association Disciplinary Committee after being caught engaging in match fixing.

In the verdict released by the Ghana FA on Monday indicated that there was a strong evidence of the AshantiGold CEO’s involvement in the match-fixing game against Inter Allies in week 37 fixture of the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League.

“There is a strong evidence of match fixing between Emmanuel Frimpong and Noo Amoah Gogo, an official of Inter Allies”

“That the Chief  Executive Officer of AshantiGold SC Emmanuel Frimpong is bann d form taking prt in any football-related activity for a period of 96 months in accordance with Article 34.5 (d)(I) of the Ghan Premier League Regulations 2019.

“A fine of Ghc 50,000 has been imposed on the Chief Executice Officer of AshantiGold”.

Four-time Ghana Premier League champions AshantiGold have been demoted to the country’s third-tier after being found guilty of match manipulation in a massive earthquake ruling which will ruffle feathers in the West African nation.

Source: Ghanasoccernet

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