Soccer fan in protective custody
Kpando, (V/R), Feb. 28, GNA - The anticipated tensed Premier
league encounter between Kpando Heart of Lions and Kumasi
Asante Kotoko at Kpando on (Wednesday) this afternoon has
already got a victim, one Eric Gyamfi who is said to be a
Gyamfi is presently in Police protective custody in Kpando
for allegedly bribing some key players of Lions.
Lions beat Kotoko 1-0 in their first leg encounter at
Konongo, the first defeat suffered by Kotoko in their
adopted home described as Kotoko's "Waterloo" thus setting
the tone for a high pitched encounter at Kpando this
Mr. William Akpesey, Police Superintendent in charge of the
Kpando District Police told the GNA Sports on Wednesday,
that William Akwensi, Welfare Officer of Heart of Lions
brought Gyamfi to the Police station on Tuesday.
He said Akwensi told the Police that Gyamfi was arrested
while trying to bribe some players of Lions including the
captain, Yussif Issah "to play it soft with Kotoko in
Mr. Akpesey said an amount of 3.9 million cedis was found on
He however said the Police could not talk to the players
involved as the team was said to have moved to a secret camp
to prepare for today's crucial match.