Ghana's Kingsley Sarfo to be jailed, deported for rape of under-aged girl in Sweden

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- A Swedish court has sentenced Kingsley Sarfo to 32 months in prison after the Ghana international was found guilty of two cases of statutory rape of an under-aged girl.

The Malmo District Court says the 23-year old Sarfo, a midfielder with top Swedish club Malmo FF, had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl in an apartment and in a public toilet.

The court on Friday also ordered Sarfo to pay 150,000 kronor ($17,260) in compensation to the girl, adding he should be deported after jail and banned from returning to Sweden for a 10-year period.

Safro has said his contract with Malmo FF, which he joined in 2016, would be terminated if found guilty.

The club said it would comment after next week's board meeting.