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Ghana worried about match gambling by footballers

03:26 AM Jun 01, 2019 | Free Press Journal Correspondant

Accra : The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has expressed concern about reports that some local players are betting away the fortunes of their clubs.

Media reports are rife about the rise in football betting by players and some officials of clubs playing in the local league, reports Xinhua. A premier league club coach Mohammed Gargo has accused his players of being involved in sports betting, something which he says has accounted for the poor performance of the club in the league campaign. GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi said the association is worried about the canker which has crept into the body fabric of football administration in Ghana.

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“The security agencies have been notified to do the necessary investigations and then we will bring all culprits involved to book,” Nyantakyi said at a press conference.—IANS

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