BETTING GHANA Betting syndicates from South Africa, Kenya and Italy sparked a scandal in Ghana 2 months ago Samuel Post Views: 90 Betting syndicates in South Africa, Kenya and Italy have been fingered in an international crime syndicate that rigged several matches in the Ghanaian top-flight this season, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report. The 2020-21 Premier League season has been tainted in the most unimaginable manner after video evidence showed the match between AshantiGold and Inter Allies was heavily compromised. The miners recorded a resounding win over the relegated Premier League table at the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi on the final day of the campaign. However, video evidence emerged on Monday to point to a clear case of match-fixing which has rocked the integrity of the 2020-21 season. Substitute Hashim Musah scored an incredible two own goals to take the tally to 7-0 in the most shocking manner which has sparked outrage in the West African nation. Young striker Isaac Opoku Agyemang netted a hattrick in the 16th, 44th and 77th minutes of the match taking his tally in the season to five goals. Skipper Amos Addai added two goals in the 26th and 50th minutes to increase the advantage. This means syndicates have been working to compromise such matches to win bets. With people betting in heavily on such matches in these countries it is suspected they are working with some people in Ghana to compromise the matches. Focus will be on those betting large sums of money and they could be traced. Potential members of the syndicate and their associates in Ghana are being secretly investigated by those with the right software to determine the betting patterns and the individuals who bet heavily. They phone messages, WhatsApp message and bank account as well as other means to determine their involvement is being looked at by investigators abroad. The Ghana Football Association has started investigation into the match which has gained inches in the local media. Kenya, South Africa and Italy are at the heart of a global match-fixing empire, smashing a network rigging hundreds of games. Suspicious matches targeted by bettors from these cartel-based countries of illegal activities stretched to players, referees and officials across the world. Analysts said revelations about the scale of the scandal could damage Ghana’s image in the global game. Allegation of match-fixing has rocked the Ghanaian top-flight this season with a number of top officials, journalists, reporters and fans heavily involved in the betting syndicate. Source: ghanaweb.com SamuelI am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: football, Ghana, sports betting Continue Reading Previous Non Governmental Group Set Sight to Tackle Gambling, Among BoysNext TVBET appears in Zimbabwe under AfricaBet’s retail brand More Stories GHANA LOTTERIES Ghana National Lottery Authority Announced Registration Interested Entities 3 days ago Adeleye Awakan BETTING GHANA False Predictions by a Ghanaian Prophets Sports Betting Enthusiast were devastated 1 week ago Adeleye Awakan BETTING KENYA TVBET goes live in Kenya and Nigeria via Sahara Games 1 week ago Iwo Bulski GHANA ONLINE Does Africa Have A Strong Gaming Future? 2 weeks ago Samuel BETTING WORLD NEWS How Italian bookies survived the tough year 2 weeks ago Samuel BETTING NIGERIA Manual for sports betting top betting sites in Nigeria 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski BETTING KENYA Kapsabet-based contractor wins Sh1m Betsafe jackpot 2 weeks ago Szarlot BETTING WORLD NEWS GiG signs partnership agreement with Betway for marketing compliance 2 weeks ago Iwo Bulski GHANA HOT NEWS ONLINE Ghana Mobile Money Account Increased to 44 Million in Second Quarter 2 weeks ago Adeleye Awakan BETTING SOUTH AFRICA Evolution goes live in South Africa with SunBet 2 weeks ago Samuel BETTING KENYA Paul Midega Killed Self After Losing Sh80,000 Bet 2 weeks ago Szarlot BETTING SOUTH AFRICA South African Man Won 3 million Rand on Betway Jackpot 3 weeks ago Adeleye Awakan Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.