Sports News of Sunday, 5 January 2020
Tema Youth Sporting Club has refuted media reports that two Ghanaian players arrested in Bangladash for peddling illegal drugs are former player of the club.
namely Twum Frank Ntini and Richard Dzifa Appiae have had a stint with their club. Frank Twum, 27, and Richard Dzifa Appiae, 28, were allegedly arrested with 7,500 pieces of Yaba tablets, which contain a mixture of methamphetamine and caffeine which is illegal in many South-East Asian countries.
The initial reports from the media linked these two players with Tema Youth SC but the club has denied these reports with their latest release and have asked their fans and the public to treat it with the contempt it deserves.
“The attention of Tema Youth Sporting Club has been drawn to a 5th January 2020 publication on Ghanasoccernet and Ghanaweb with the headline: “Two former Tema Youth Players arrested in Bangladesh for drug peddling”.
The story goes in to detail to describe two Ghanaian footballers, Twum Frank Ntini and Richard Dzifa Appiae, as former players Tema Youth Sporting Club”
“We wish to state emphatically that the aforementioned players have NEVER been part of Tema Youth Sporting Club at any point in time in their career as footballers, neither have they any link what so ever to Tema Youth Sporting Club.”