Ashantigold demoted to Division Two league over Match Manipulation

Ghanaian football club, Ashantigold has been demoted to Division Two League after being found guilty of Match Manipulation.

The Ghana Football Association says the club was found guilty following the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League Matchday 34 game against Inter Allies FC.

The decision by the GFA takes effect from the 2022/2022 league season.

Officials of the club and players who participated in the game, have also been sanctioned by the Disciplinary Committee.

The club was charged with three counts including breach of Article 34(5)(a) of the Ghana Premier League Regulations (2019) for instigating, commanding, and counselling its players to play a fixed match or match of convenience between Ashanti Gold SC and Inter Allies FC to achieve a result in favour of Ashanti Gold SC and the breach of Article 34(6)(d) of the GFA Premier League Regulations, (2019).


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