ExCO member Nana Oduro Sarfo lauds Inter Allies defender Hashmin Musah for scoring two own goals to spoil opponents' bet

Published on: 21 July 2021

Executive Council Member for the Ghana Football Association [GFA], Nana Oduro Sarfo beleives Hashmin Musah must to commended for scoring two own goals to spoil opponents' bet.

The matchday 34 game between Ashgold and Inter Allies have dominated the headlines for the wrong reasons due to the allegations of betting.

Ashgold recorded a 7-0 win over relegated Inter Allies at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium.

Allies centre back, Hashmin Musah scored two own goals after climbing from the bench.

Both clubs have however denied any allegations of match-fixing but Nana Oduro Sarfo beleives the Musah has been awarded for the decision taken to spoil the bet of the opponent.

"I must comment Hashmin Musah for that bold decision to score two own goals and he saved his club from disgrace," he told Asempa FM.

"He must be recommended for spoiling the bet of the opponent. For me, he must be rewarded for helping our football and if I am the head coach for the club, I will make him the captain for the side and I will play him in every game because I know he can help me and the club.

"We need such players in our game to be able to get rid of betting from our game," he added.

The Ghana Football Association have opened an investigation into the matter despite both clubs denying any wrongdoing.