'Invisible' thieves ransack dressing rooms of GPL teams Legon Cities and Berekum Chelsea

'Invisible' thieves ransack dressing rooms of GPL teams Legon Cities and Berekum Chelsea

Some thieves have ransacked the team buses of GPL teams Berekum Chelsea and Legon Cities

According to reports, the thieves made away with thousands of Ghana cedis and assorted electronic gadgets

The match between the two teams which was a season opener ended in a stalemate

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Some thieves are reported to have broken into the dressing rooms of Ghana Premier League teams Legon Cities and Berekum Chelsea on Saturday, November 14, 2020.

According to a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Ghanasoccernet.com the sad incident happened at the restart of the 2020/21 season of the Ghana Premier League.

The November 14, 2020 theft case is said to have taken place while the players and match officials were on the pitch of the Accra Sports stadium.

'Invisible' thieves ransack dressing rooms of GPL teams Legon Cities and Berekum Chelsea

Ghana Premier League Logo and Accra Sports Stadium. Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook

What has left many people bewildered is that the match was played in an empty stadium as part f measures to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 which has plagued the world.

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Players and officials got back to the dressing rooms after the game which ended 1-1 to find out what had happened.

Reports have it that the dressing rooms were broken into with thousands of cedis in cash being stolen.

Also, electronic gadgets including mobile phones, tablets and laptops were stone from the dressing rooms alongside accessories like necklaces and watches.

The players and officials were left with no option than to rain curses on the robbers and asked that they be infected with COVID-19.

Efforts being made at trying to identify those who committed the theft appears to be hitting a snag as reports have it that the CCTV units in the stadium are all faulty.

The robbers feasted heavily while the two sides fought the tightly contested game to mark the start of the season affected by more than 68 cases of coronavirus hitting several players in the league.

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Some players could be heard literally screaming and raining curses on the mystery thieves.

Another account however has it that the theft took place in the team buses of the two teams instead of their dressing rooms.

“After the game, we went straight to the dressing room and got the surprise of our lives. Our belongings were stolen,” Berekum Chelsea player Owusu is reported to have said.

“We could not believe it because the doors were closed and most especially we played in an empty Stadium since it was behind close doors.

Some of the players lost hundreds and thousands of cedis while mobile phones and laptops were also taken away. I don’t know what the authorities will do about this incident but it is very bad,” he added.

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Source: Yen

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