AshantiGold demoted to Division Two for match manipulation
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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is expected to demote AshantiGold Soccer Club from the Premier League to Division Two after the club was found guilty of match manipulation.

The Obuasi-based club is suspected of tampering with the outcome of their 2020/21 league game versus Inter Allies last season. When Ashantigold defeated Allies 7-0 at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium on Matchday 34, the two teams allegedly played a game of convenience.

After nearly a year of investigation, the Ghana Football Association’s disciplinary committee has issued a decision. The Ghana FA issued the following statement: “AshantiGold will be demoted to Division Two after being adjudged Guilty of Match in their 2020/21 Ghana Premier League Matchday 34 clash against Inter Allies FC.

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“The decision takes effect from the 2022/23 league season.”

“At the end of the 2021/22 Ghana Premier League season, Ashantigold SC shall be demoted to the Division Two League in accordance with Article 6(3)(h) of the GFA Disciplinary Code 2019,” a section of the ruling said.

A fine of GHc100,000.00 is imposed on Ashantigold SC in accordance with Article 6(1)(c) and Article 6(4) of the GFA Disciplinary Code 2019,” it added.

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Read the full verdict from the Ghana Football Association below:


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