Abedi Pele slams ex-Marseille President over concocted HIV claims

The former Ghana skipper has responded to the concocted HIV strategy used mby Bernard Tapei to ward off Monaco.

Abedi Pele was on the verge of joining Monaco in 1987, but the move fell through over HIV claims. However, the President of Marseille, the side Abedi Pele joined afterwards claims he connived with an official of Monaco to concoct the HIV status of the three times African Footballer of the Year.

“I was completely zoned out with regards to that decision by whilom Olympique Marseille president Bernard Tapie,” Abedi told Kasapa FM.

“I was totally oblivious when it comes to that issue but he went too far. “I feel he overstepped his boundaries if his real intention was to ward off competition from rivals.

“I am very glad the truth has been revealed now, making whatever was said impertinent.”

Ayew went on to achieve great things with Marseille, famously winning the Champions League with the side in 1993. He also won two French topflight titles – in 1991 and 1992.

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