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CAF Confederations Cup Steve Pollack promises to leave Kotoko if the club bribes any referee

Steve Pollack threatens to leave the club if his team gets involved in bribery allegations

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Steve Pollack play

Steve Pollack

Ghana Premier League club Kumasi Asante Kotoko's head coach has threatened to leave the club if the club involves itself in the act of bribing referee or officials.

Kotoko got themselves involved in an eventful first leg CAF Confederation Cup game as they beat Congolese side Club Athlétique Renaissance Aiglon (CARA) Brazzaville 1-0.

READ ALSO: This crazy continental cup game in Ghana involved five penalties and four were missed

The game was an epic encounter which saw five penalties in total awarded in the game.

Kumasi Asante Kotoko had the lion share of the penalties with the Porcupine Warriors  getting four out of the five.

Kumasi Asante Kotoko play

Kumasi Asante Kotoko

 

In the thick of it all, Yakubu Mohammed was the only one to convert one in injury time after the rest were all squandered.

Coach Steve Pollack spoke to coach of CARA reaction on the touchline which insinuated that he influenced the decisions of the referee to award penalties.

"First of all the referee is looking at me like in the referee giving the penalties. I am not the referee.

"Don’t say to me that I bribed the referee, if I was to be involved in such act I will not be in the game.

"Any club I’ve been with has never bribed anybody and if I hear my club bribes anybody to win games I will walk away.

READ ALSO: Steve Polack defends Kotoko players after missing three penalty kicks

"For my colleague to say that it’s an absolute disgrace.”

Kotoko will travel to Congo to face CARA in fortnight.

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