Ghana Premier League outfit Karela United FC sold their slot to Africa for an amount of 1 billion to Asante Kotoko SC, reports.
It emerged on Sunday before the final clash of the NC special cup between Asante Kotoko SC and Karela United FC at the Baba Yara Sports, that Karela United had sold their pride to Kotoko.
Karela United who are barely a year old in the Nations topflight received, One billion from the Porcupine Warriors to play a soft game in order to urge Kotoko with the slot to next year CAF Champions League.
According to intelligence gathered by Ghanasportscenter.com some Management (3) members of Karela United gave the slot to the Reds for a sum amount of a billion Ghana Cedi, since they were not ready to partake in the 2019/2020 Africa Inter Club competition.
Stating that, the club is in crisis and needs financial back-up to settle player arrears.
The Nzema-land side scored the opener in Kumasi courtesy Emmanuel Osei Baffour curled ball in the fourth minute of the second half. It was a moment of history for Karela United as the first ever team from second tier to play in the CAF champions league after a year stint in the country’s spotlight league.
SHOCKINGLY! The Passioners will have to buy an unstoppable pressure unto themselves after first ten minutes of the game had gone to play. Karela had no space to breath, as he had to curtail Gyamfi, Yacouba and Fatawu.
The game ended one all after full time play. Having had referee Abdul Latif point to the spot to award the Reds a penalty. It was well converted by Abdul Safui Fatawu for the Reds, in the 70th minute.
Karela watched on for penalty shootouts, only to end the finals of the NC Special Cup Tier 1 with disgrace.
First two spot kicks from Patrick and Da Costa were missed to put the saved dinner on a silver plate for Asante Kotoko SC.