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Former Ghana keeper was offered $300,000 World Cup bribe, might be a victim of witchcraft

Ghana progressed to the knockout phase of the 2006 World Cup, thanks in part to a 2-0 victory over the Czech Republic in Group E. Those three points might not have been secured for the Black Stars, however, if goalkeeper Richard Kingson had succumbed to an offer to throw the game.

Speaking on Emmanuel TV, the broadcast channel of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (an organisation that is no stranger to controversy), Kingson claimed he was offered $300,000 to ensure the Czechs won 2-0, but he was persuaded to avoid the bribe by his wife. ESPN reports:

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karim1552d ago

This is hilarious, the fact that he even posted on FB "My wife is not a witch" on his FB is too funny, anyway it's great that he resisted the temptation of the bribe!

silvacrest1551d ago

crazy stuff indeed, since he was only going to earn £3000 from that match im glad he made the right choice