Dong Bortey dragged to FIFA?

Don LionGhana international Bernard Dong Bortey

Equatoguinean giants Panthers FC have dragged Ghana international Bernard Dong Bortey to FIFA for allegedly falsifying an ITC to play for Swedish fourth-tier side Ange IF, can exclusively reveal.

Bortey’s last club before he joined the Swedish side was Panthers and was supposed to take his ITC from the Equatorial Guinea Football Federation but he didn’t and rather did a fake one for the move to Sweden.

A close source within the club in Malabo has hinted that they have sent Bortey to FIFA and the world football governing body is currently investigating the matter.

“Bortey’s ITC is with the federation here but he was able to do a fake one which helped him in his move to Sweden. We have notified FIFA and they have started their investigation.” The source told

“What he did is a criminal offense, FIFA have already contacted him in Sweden.”

The former Ghana under 17 star is likely to face a lengthy ban if he is found guilty.