Edmund Ackah is the General Manager of FC Sax
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The General Manager of FC Samartex 1996 has descended heavily on the senior board member of Hearts of Oak, Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, over his recent allegations against the club.

Edmund Ackah is not happy with the accusation that FC Sax bribed their way to the 2023/24 Ghana Premier League title.

The Western Region side won all but one of their home matches to win the League.

They made the Nsenkyire Sports Arena a fortress in the league.

However, in an interview on 3FM on Thursday, June 27, Dr Nyaho-Tamakloe, who is a former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, said the triumph by FC Sax was a mere fluke.

“Unfortunately, the [issue] that we have in national politics has found its way into football,” he lamented.

“Very sad! You ask yourself how can one unknown club win 16 out of 17 matches on their home ground. If you are a bit into football, ask yourself this simple question. And the 16 matches that they won on their home grounds gave them about 48 points, making them winners already. And this is through corruption and bribery.”

But in a sharp rebuttal, Mr Ackah punched the octogenarian, saying he has nothing to offer in football now.

“The man has nothing to offer now. They should allow the young guys,” he said in an interview on Agoro Fie on Onua TV.

He insisted that the champions have worked for the win, having been training during the break for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

“How many coaches did Hearts use to finish the league? And how many coaches did we use to finish the league? Consistency also counts,” he told host Alfred Takyi Mensah.

Mr Ackah said Dr Nyaho-Tamakloe should rather be accused of bribery because he was part of a delegation that came to him at the Accra Sports Stadium, inquiring about the real problem of Hearts of Oak.

What is more, the Samartex GM stressed, the club cannot be said to have more money to bribe referees than any other club including Hearts of Oak in the League.

He urged all and sundry to disregard the accusations.