Ghana striker Acheampong slams Egypt courts over prison sentence, wants FIFA to rule

Ghana striker Acheampong slams Egypt courts over prison sentence, wants FIFA to rule
Ghana striker Ben Acheampong has slammed the ruling by an Egyptian court that sentenced him to three years in prison in absentia, insisting only FIFA, CAF or the Egyptian FA can rule on the matter regarding his stand-off with his agent.Ghanasoccernet.com exclusively revealed on Thursday that the Qatar-based striker was handed a three-year prison sentence in a Cairo court on Thursday for refusing to pay the transfer commission but the striker claims he was not made aware of any legal action against him.The former Asante Kotoko player claims he has paid all the money due his agent for the role he played when when he joined Zamalek in July 2017, from rival Egyptian Premier League side El-Dakhleya.He failed to get a starting place in the which resulted in the decision by the club to prematurely cancel his contract.As a result of the court action he was also fined $570 and ordered to pay his agent Wael Al-Kharbtawi $23,000 in addition to serving the 36 months in prison.Wael Kharbtawi filed a lawsuit against the player two months ago, accusing him of evading the payment $23,000 which is the value of the commission the two parties agreed...