Court throws out Derek Boateng's suit against John Paintsil over borrowed cash

Court throws out Derek Boateng's suit against John Paintsil over borrowed cash
Ex-Ghana star Derek Boateng's lawsuit against former international team-mate John Paintsil over a borrowed $20,000 has been thrown out, with the court ordering to the midfielder to pay the defender's legal fees and costs.An Accra Court rejected Boateng's claims that Paintsil borrowed the money in camp during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, ruling that the claim was frivolous.The court presided over by Justice Jennifer Akua Tagoe, ruled that claims by Boateng, the former AIK Stockholm superstar, has no merit.Boateng was demanding the recovery of the amount plus interest at commercial bank rate from the date the defendant collected the money till date of final payment.Also, the former Fulham and Getafe star asked Paintsil to defray his legal fees and cost following the lawsuit that exposed the deep-seated hatred and animosity between the two former friends.Paintsil insisted he did not owe the ex-international midfielder a penny."I have received a summons from court over the said issue and I have discussed the matter with my lawyer to take the necessary legal actions," he told Kasapa FM Sports."All I can say is that I don't owe Derek."I don't owe him a penny, but...