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Medeama suspend Derrick Sasraku deal amid Kotoko judgement debt scandal

Medeama have pulled the plugs on the signing of striker Derrick Sasraku amid doubts over his free agent status, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.

The Mauve and Yellows were reported to have signed the former Aduana Stars striker on a two-and-half year deal after terminating his contract with Club Africain.

But GHANAsoccernet.com can report that the two-time FA Cup holders have suspended the deal amid doubts over his free agent status.

The Tarkwa-based side want clarity on the paperwork before making the deal official to avoid legal drama with the Tunisian side.

The Premier League side has been diligent in its handling of the case to avoid a potential FIFA breaches which has landed giants Asante Kotoko in trouble.

Club Africain has been reluctant to come clean on the the status of the player despite official communique from Medeama seeking the actual situation regarding the striker.

The club's chief Executive James Essilfie, credited with an outstanding administrative tact and professionalism, wants to do due diligence before taking a final decision.

Sasraku terminated his contract with the Tunisian outfit over unpaid wages but the final determination of the legal tussle has not been concluded, Ghana's leading football website, GHANAsoccernet.com can report.

Medeama want to avoid the payment of litigation loss which has affected Ghanaian side Asante Kotoko.

Kotoko are racing against time to pay a staggering $240,000 FIFA fine by May 10, 2020 to avoid being relegated from the Ghanaian top-flight following breaches in the illegal signing of striker Emmanuel Clottey from Tunisian giants Esperance.

Source: Ghana Soccernet

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