Court throws out Derek Boateng's suit against John Paintsil over borrowed $20,000

Court throws out Derek Boateng's suit against John Paintsil over borrowed $20,000

Former Black Stars defender John Painstil has won a legal case against his former teammate Derek Boateng.

Boateng sued Painstil after he claimed that the latter borrowed $20,000 from him and he has failed to pay.

Per a report by Ghanasoccernet.com sighted by YEN.com.gh, 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.

Court throws out Derek Boateng's suit against John Paintsil over borrowed $20,000 cash

Derek Boateng (Photo credit: supplied)

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The court presided over by Justice Jennifer Akua Tagoe, ruled that claims by Boateng, the former AIK Stockholm supertstar, 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.

A month ago, YEN.com.gh broke the news that the Boateng has sued Painstil over the aforementioned amount.

Court throws out Derek Boateng's suit against John Paintsil over borrowed $20,000 cash

John Paintsil (Photo credit: supplied)

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In a writ, Boateng is 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.

But Painstil rejected Boateng’s claim stressing that he doesn’t owe the former Getafe midfielder.

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