Ghana FA opens formal investigation into match fixing

Ghana FA opens formal investigation into match fixing

by Graeme Jackson

Wednesday Oct 25, 2017. 18:00

The Ghana Football Association’s (GFA) Ethics Committee has opened a formal investigation into allegations of corruption, bribery and match fixing in the country’s domestic game.

GHANASoccernet reports that, “Club officials have been trading accusations in the media with some brazen with their claims that match fixing, bribery of referees and corruption is rife in the game.”

In response, the Ethics Committee has promised to investigate the claims and tackpe any untoward behaviour in Ghanaian football.

"The formal investigation will be swift and thorough as those in authority who have made public and private statements about the issue will be invited to assist in the investigation," the statement from the Ethics Committee read.

"Officials who have made general and specific corruption and match fixing allegations will be invited while accused individuals will also be invited.

"The media and the general public are highly encouraged to assist the Committee with valuable information even on the condition of anonymi

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