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Match Fixing: Team Score 187 Goals in 180 Minutes

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The Sierra Leone football federation has now disallowed the result of two suspicious scorelines featuring 187 goals over 180 minutes in the country with promotion to the First Division at stake.



Playing at the same time were Gulf FC vs Koquima Lebanon and Kahunla Rangers vs Lumbebu United, with Gulf and Kahunla tied on points and needing to rely on 'goal average' to decide whether they would be promoted to their Premier League from the Super10 Eastern Championship.

At half-time Gulf led 7-1 and Kahunla were only 2-0 up... until the second half, when, with both teams constantly aware of what their opponents were doing, a suspicious goalscoring orgy ensued.

Gulf ended up beating Koquima 91-1 and Kahunla won 95-0 against Lumbebu... 187 goals in 180 minutes!

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) disavowed the two results and has opened an investigation into blatant match-fixing of these two matches.

"We can't stand by and see an embarrassing situation like this go unpunished," SLFA president Thomas Daddy Brima told BBC Sport Africa.

"We're going to launch an immediate investigation and bring to book all those responsible for this mediocrity.

"All those found guilty will be dealt with in accordance with the SLFA laws, and will also be handed over to the country's anti-corruption commission."

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