Gargo in the news again: Ghana FA launch investigation into alleged match-fixing


The Ghana Football Association in their quest to bring sanity into the game of football have  summoned Mohammed Gargo, erstwhile coach of Brong Ahafo United to appear before their Ethics Committee to help in an investigation over his match-fixing allegation against players of his former club.

The former Black Stars player took charge of the Brong Ahafo outfit last week, but lost his first league game at home to Wa All Stars.

He surprised the football cycles by accusing his players of their involvement in betting activities, so intentionally loss matches to favour their bets, as against the progress of the ‘Apostles of Power Soccer.’

B.A United sacked Mohammed Gargo, following his match-fixing allegation against some of their playing body.

The incident has caught the attention of the Ghana FA and has therefore invited Gargo to assist establish the truth of the matter.

‘Our attention has been drawn to comments you made in your post match interview on Sunday 8 March after BA United’s First Capital Plus Premier League match against WA All Stars at the Sunyani Sports Stadium.

‘In the interview you were alleged to have stated that players of B.A United have been involved in football betting and even place bets on their club to lose.

‘Subsequently news on the interview have been published on various websites in which your alleged statements at the post match press conference were quoted.

‘You are hereby requested to appear before the Ethics Committee of the GFA on Monday, 16 March, 2015 at 3:00pm at the Football Association secretariat to assist in investigation into the alleged players’ involvement in betting,’ a statement from the Ghana FA read.

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