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General News Mon, 10 Dec 2018

Two Ghanaian footballers face deportation for working without permits

Two Ghanaian footballers have been arrested in Indonesia for working without permits, YEN.com.gh can report.

The suspects, only known as Edward and Patrick, have been charged with working without permits.

According to immigration officials in the city of Parepare in South Sulawesi, they will be deported to Ghana on Sunday, December 16, 2018, for violating the country's immigration laws.

They were picked up for playing in the Regent Cup tournament, with mgabet account id offering similar odds to the highly coveted tournament.

The suspects reportedly traveled to Indonesia a week ago with visa tourists, and this allowed them to undergo trials with clubs without receiving payments.

Local immigration officials were allegedly tipped off by rivals supporters in the tournament which resulted in the arrest of the suspects.

It was then discovered that they were invited in the country to undergo a trial with a top-flight side ahead of next season's league competition.

However, to fill their spare time, both of them sought to make some money by playing in the competition which led to the arrests.

Source: yen.com.gh