Ghana Premier League team, Ashanti Gold has suffered a devastating loss after unknown criminals stole equipment for repair works at the Len Clay Stadium worth over USD$172,000 ahead of the 2020/2021 League season.

The stolen items have been identified as  cables for the reinstallation of floodlights at the Len Clay Sports Staduim.

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The tragic incident was announced by Emmanuel Frimpong the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ashanti Gold.

“The items are cables for the installation of the spoilt floodlights at the stadium. The items worth over USD$172,000.

However, plans are underway to get the issue fixed”.

He added “The police have started an investigation into the matter to bright the perpetuators of the crime to book,” he noted.

There are also reports that the thieves dug a tunnel to get into the stadium to steal the cables meant for the floodlights.

Meanwhile, the Len Clay Sports Stadium is presumed to undergo reinspection before it is approved by the Club Licensing Board for usage for the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League.