I give referees 'appreciation' money - Awudu Issaka

By Haruna Mubarak
I give referees 'appreciation' money - Awudu Issaka
I give referees 'appreciation' money - Awudu Issaka

Former Ghanaian footballer Awudu Issaka has described the money he gives to referees as an 'appreciation'.

Awudu Issaka owns an academy as well as a second Divison team in Ghana.

With regards to club owners giving bribes, the former Ghanaian player says what he grants to referees is called an appreciation'.

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"I give appreciation to referees, appreciation is when the referees come and officiate a fair match"
 
"I sympathize with the referees because they are not paid, I receive them as visitors, offer them drinks"
 
"After the match, I give them lorry fare, I do this either I lose or win." Awudu Issaka told Asempa FM.

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He also said that referees accepting bribe to fix matches can never be stopped in Ghana.

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